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A Comparison Between the Bohemian and English Civil Wars, by Wenceslaus Hollar (about 1659). Maps *1083 (1)
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...
Map, Book, Image
This hand-coloured map of ‘The Kingdome of Irland’ is part of John Speed’s remarkable work, The Theatre of the Empire of...
Map, Engraving, View Created date: c. 1656
This map – with accompanying views of the Isle of Man – was published under the title The Isle of Man exactly described,...
Hollar’s appeal for subscriptions for a proposed map of London, 1660
Drawing, View Created date: 17th century
This album contains the earliest surviving pictorial record of the Isle of Man. The sketches were made during the Interr...
This fragment was taken from a map of Wiltshire published in John Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain in 1610...
Parliamentary document, Death Warrant, Parchment membrane Created date: 29 January 1648/9
How did the Civil War come about? Disagreements between Charles I and the parliament had been simmering for several year...
Etching, Map, View Created date: 1656
This etching by Czech artist Wenceslaus Hollar shows two prospects of the town of Coventry, accompanied by an indexed ma...