A new and correct plan of the city of Bath

Description

This King’s Topographical Collection plan shows the city of Bath, England’s premier 18th-century ‘spa’. The fashionable resorted to the city in the summer months to restore their health, no doubt after a winter of excess eating and drinking. Benjamin Donne’s plan of 1810 features the Royal Crescent surmounting the title much as it dominated the open parkland at the time. The Kennet and Avon Canal can also be seen.

 

Full title:
A NEW AND CORRECT PLAN of the CITY OF BATH / from a recent Survey. by B. DONNE
Published:
1 August 1810, Bath, Gloucestershire
Publisher:  
H Godwin
Format:
Map / Etching / Engraving
Creator:
Benjamin Donne, David Wright
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Maps K.Top.37.23.

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