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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1881,0611.254.1-6

  • Title (object)

    • London
  • Description

    Map of London; top left, 'The Armes of the Right Wor:ll Companies' of 'Mercers', 'Grocers', 'Drapers', 'Fishmongers', 'Goldsmiths', and 'Skinners', and next to it, in a framed compartment, Westminster Abbey; top right, in a framed compartment, St Paul's Cathedral; bottom centre, a list of London churches; bottom right, map scale, and beside it, text outlining 'a breife Ichnograficall discription' of the city. 1658
    Engraving, printed from six plates

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1658
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 926 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 1545 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title in banderole at top, numerous inscriptions, and text signed 'Ric: Newcourt'.
  • Curator's comments

    In 1904 the Department purchased another earlier impression of this map for £120 from Captain Charles Lindsay (see Colvin's report dated 28 March 1904). This impression (1904,0414.13) was transferred to the Map Room in December 1946.

  • Bibliography

    • Fagan 1888 p. 87 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1881

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1881,0611.254.1-6


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