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This actuale survey of London, Westminster, Southwark is humbly dedicated to ye Ld Mayor & court of Aldermen.

This actuale survey of London, Westminster, Southwark is humbly dedicated to ye Ld Mayor & court of Aldermen.

Cartographer: Morden, Robert & Lea, Philip

Medium: Engraving

Date: ca. 1725

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 2.64

Item number: 74

Length: 584

Width: 984

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 7 1/2'' : 1 Stat. Mile (1:8,400)

Map scale description: 3 5/8'' : 1/2m.

This is a later edition of a very popular map of London first published by Morden and Lea in 1690. The map's title features along the top, with the city arms at top left, facing the publisher's imprint in shield at top right. The reference tables, scale bar and compass rose appear at lower right.

The plan marks the city's growth in the late Stuart period, showing its northward spread towards Islington.

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