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A View Of York, 1320-40

A View Of York,  1320-40

Medium: Ink and tempera on parchment

Date: 1320

Shelfmark: RoyaL ms 13.a. iii

Item number: f. 16v

Length: 18.4

Width: 11.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

An annotation on the lower margin of a page from a copy of Geoffrey of Monmouth's chronicle of the kings of Britain, showing a view of the city of York. This is one of the earliest and relatively realistic, if simplified, north European town views.

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