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Maitland’s Plan of Cheap Ward

SKU: 8816
£175.00

Title:
Maitland’s Plan of Cheap Ward

Date of publication:
c.1756

Printed Measurement:
36.5 x 47 cm

Colour:
black and white

Mapmaker(s):

  • William Maitland
  • Engraver(s):
    Benjamin Cole

    Cheap Ward with its divisions into Parishes according to a new survey

    Copper engraving, 36.5 x 47 cm, engraved by Benjamin Cole, black and white, blank verso; ward plan of Cheap published in the greatly expanded second edition of Maitland’s History of London.

    Significant buildings, such as Guildhall, are represented pictorially on the map; views of Guildhall Chapel, Grocers’ Hall etc, and with the arms of contemporary Alderman Sir Samuel Fludyer, with dedication in lower margin. Hyde, Ward Maps, 53.