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[Sketch of Theatre Covent Garden destroyed by fire]

[Sketch of Theatre Covent Garden destroyed by fire]

Surveyor: Davis, D.

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1808

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 13.48

Item number: 48

Length: 330

Width: 457

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: Scale not given

The Covent Garden Theatre was the most luxurious ever built in London. Opened in 1732, it was destroyed by fire in 1808, along with Handel's piano and some of his manuscripts. This plan shows the extent of the destruction. It was surveyed by D. Davis, 'Surveyor to the Phinex Fire Office'.

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