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  • Chester, by William Smith 1585

    Manuscript, Drawing Created date: 1585

    Both this bird’s eye view and aerial plan of Chester date from 1585 and are the work of William Smith (c.1550 – 1618). S...

  • Panorama of London by William Smith, 1588

    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...

  • Plan of Cambridge

    Bodycolour, Map Created date: 1588

    William Smith produced his Particuler Description of England in 1588. Smith’s text is accompanied by maps and topographi...

  • Plan of Canterbury

    Bodycolour, Pen and ink, Map Created date: 1588

    William Smith was a haberdasher, merchant, innkeeper, writer, herald and playwright from Cheshire whose lifelong interes...