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  • Luxemburgem

    Map, Image Created date: 1684

    The map is from the Beudeker Collection, comprising 24 volumes of maps and views of the Netherlands, 1660-1756 compiled...

  • Sic Transit Gloria Mundi

    Map, View, Image Created date: 1669

    The Great Fire of London started in a baker’s chimney in Pudding Lane on 2 September 1666. The ‘most horrid, malicious a...

  • View of London in Civitates Orbis Terrarum

    Map, View, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    This is a contemporary image of the London in which Shakespeare lived and worked for much of his life. As we can see, it...

  • View of Messina in Civitates Orbis Terrarum

    Map, View, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    This beautifully hand-coloured view of 16th-century Messina (or ‘Messana’) shows a large port city at the north-eastern ...

  • View of Venice in Civitates Orbis Terrarum

    Map, View, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    This is a beautifully hand-coloured view of 16th-century Venice – the setting for two of Shakespeare’s plays, The Mercha...

  • View of Verona in Civitates Orbis Terrarum

    Map, View, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    This image shows a bird’s-eye view of the city of Verona, in what is now Northern Italy. It illustrates some of the hist...

  • Views of Wittenberg and Elsinore in Civitates Orbi...

    Map, View, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    These beautifully hand-coloured views show key locations in Hamlet – one bird’s-eye view of the German university city o...