[Plan of property of St Bartholomew's Hospital in Hosier Lane, Smithfield & estates adjoining]
Medium: Pen and ink on paper
This is an 18th-century copy of Ralph Treswell's 1610 plan of the property of St Bartholomew's Hospital. A painter by trade, Ralph Treswell was also a mapmaker and one of the first surveyors of the modern era. This plan features scale bars at bottom right and orientation points marked on margins. Private properties and tenements along Hosier Lane and the west side of Smithfield are shown pictorially.