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Plan of the Six Alms-Houses on Snow-Hill of the Benefaction of Edmond Hammond ESQ

Plan of the Six Alms-Houses on Snow-Hill of the Benefaction of Edmond Hammond ESQ

Surveyor: Cooper, J.

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1761

Shelfmark: Maps Crace IX

Item number: 160

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1" : 6 Feet (1 : 72)

Map scale description: 5'' : 30 Feet

This plan depicts the almshouses belonging to the Haberdasher's Company, one of the City of London's livery companies. These were massive trade guilds, many of which had existed since medieval times. The date in pencil at the base of the plan ("June 10th 1805") is in the same hand as the measurements of the covered passage running from the bottom of the sheet.

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