Map, Three Cartouches, A New Plan, City of London, From a Survey

A New Plan of the City of London, Westminster and Southwark, London, 1720, Author: John Strype

Map, Three Cartouches, A New Plan, City of London, From a Survey, Image 1

A highly detailed plan of London, showing points of interest; Hyde Park Corner, Sadler's Wells, Mile End Road and Lambeth. Three large cartouches contain the title, the City Arms, and a dedication to George Thorold, the Lord Mayor, 1719-1720.
(Sir George Thorold, 1st Baronet (circa 1666 - 29 October 1722) of Harmstrom, Lincolnshire, was a leading London merchant- ironmonger)

The map's title is at top center in ornamental cartouche, surrounded by cherubs, fruits and mythological figures. A dedication to Sir George Thorold, Lord Mayor of London appears at top right, facing the city arms at top left. A compass star is depicted at middle right and a scale bar at bottom right.

Date: 1720

Measurement: 27" by 19 3/4"; Centimeters: 69.23 by 50.64; Frame: 29 by 22.5"

Material: Copperplate Engraving

Condition: Recent paper conservation; very good condition.

$2,850

SKU: 843-277

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