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View Of Colchester 1320-40

View Of Colchester  1320-40

Medium: Ink and tempera on parchment

Date: 1320

Shelfmark: Royal MS 13.a. iii

Item number: f. 47v

Length: 18.4

Width: 11.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

An annotation at the bottom of a page from a copy of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Chronicle of Britain, showing a view of the city of Colchester, Essex. This is one of the earliest and relatively realistic town views to be created north of the Alps.

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