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Manuscript, Illustration, Map Created date: c. 1550-1600
This 16th century drawing describes the Fal estuary in Cornwall, from Falmouth (the mouth of the river Fal) to Truro. Th...
Map, Image, Manuscript Created date: 1584-1684
In the late 17th century, the South Seas were plagued by English buccaneers who plundered merchant ships for treasure. S...
Manuscript, Map, View Created date: 1588
In this panorama William Smith has combined a profile view of London with a perspective view of Whitehall and Westminste...
Bodycolour, Map Created date: 1588
William Smith produced his Particuler Description of England in 1588. Smith’s text is accompanied by maps and topographi...
Bodycolour, Pen and ink, Map Created date: 1588
William Smith was a haberdasher, merchant, innkeeper, writer, herald and playwright from Cheshire whose lifelong interes...
Watercolour, Pen and ink, Parchment, Map Created date: 1588
Much of the information in this Cotton Manuscripts plan had already appeared in one made three years earlier (and now in...
Map, Engraving, Hand colouring
The Civitates Orbis Terrarum was created by George Braun and Frans Hogenberg in the late-16th and early-17th centuries, ...
Manuscript, Map Created date: 1588
This rare hand-drawn plan of the River Thames was owned by Queen Elizabeth I (1533–1603), and was made for her by one of...
This hand-coloured copy of The Mariner's Mirrour (1588) is an English version of the world’s first sea-atlas. The item, ...
Book, Folio, Map, Engraving, Illustration, Image
This hand-coloured copy of The Mariners Mirrour (1588) is an English version of the world’s first sea-atlas. It contains...