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Ancient London

Ancient London

Draughtsman: Stukeley, Dr. William

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1722

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 1.1

Item number: 1

Length: 191

Width: 279

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: [c. 5 3/4 ' : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 11019)]

Map scale description: Scale not given

Drawn plan of London in Roman times which was later engraved and published in Dr. Stukeley's "Itinerarium Curiosum" . The plan shows the Roman street plan and road network connecting London to other important centres of the province, with the wall, gates, prominent buildings and geographical features represented pictorially. William Stukeley was an antiquarian with a scholarly interest in sacred history and cabalistic science.

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