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[Plan of the property of St Bartholomew's Hospital from Christ's Hospital to Smithfield]

[Plan of the property of St Bartholomew's Hospital from Christ's Hospital to Smithfield]

Copyist: [anonymous]

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: ca. 1750

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 8.92

Item number: 92

Length: 241

Width: 400

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: ca. 3 3/4" : 150 Feet

This is an 18th-century copy of Ralph Treswell's 1610 plan of the property of St Bartholomew's Hospital. Although better known as a painter in his lifetime, Treswell was also a mapmaker and one of the first surveyors of the modern era. The plan features compass star and scale bar at top right, showing the Roman wall, Christ's Hospital and the properties along the way to St Bartholomew's Hospital pictorially.

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