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AN EXACT DELINEATION OF THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER AND THE SUBURBS Thereof, Together Wth. Ye Burrough of SOUTHWARK

AN EXACT DELINEATION OF THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER AND THE SUBURBS Thereof, Together Wth. Ye Burrough of SOUTHWARK

Cartographer: Newcourt, Richard

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1857

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 1.35

Item number: 35

Length: 991

Width: 1905

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale description: 6'' : 800 Yards

Engraver: Jarman, George

This is a copy of the 1658 Faithorne map made in 1857. It depicts London as it stood during the last two years of the Commonwealth, before the great fire. Dense clusters of houses appear very close together, separated only by narrow streets - an indication of the city's vulnerability to fire.

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