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Londinium Augusta. Illustrissimo comiti Penbrokia moecenati eximio sacra tabula

Londinium Augusta. Illustrissimo comiti Penbrokia moecenati eximio sacra tabula

Draughtsman: Stukeley, Dr. William

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1724

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 1.2

Item number: 2

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

The title of this engraved map of Roman London appears along the top, with compass rose at top right. The arms of the Count of Pembroke, to whom the map is dedicated, are depicted at bottom right. Published in 'Itinerarium Curiosum' by William Stukeley, an antiquarian with a scholarly interest in sacred history, the plan shows the Roman street plan and road network, with illustrated views of the city wall and other prominent architectural and geographical features.

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