Map of London After the Great Fire

£350.00

A Plan of the City and Liberties of London after the Dreadful Conflagration in the Year 1666. The Blank Part whereof represents the Ruins and Extent of the Fire; & the Perspective that left Standing.

In stock

Copper engraving, 22.5 x 33 cm, black and white, trivial spotting, blank verso.

Map of London showing the extent of the destruction caused by the Great Fire of London in 1666. It was derived from Wencelsaus Hollar’s near-contemporary version and was first published in the expanded second edition of William Maitland’s History of London. ‘Remarkable places’ and churches are identified in the keyed indices, top right and bottom left. Adams, London Illustrated, 38/007. Howgego, Printed maps of London, 19a.

Title

Map of London After the Great Fire

Mapmaker(s)

BOWEN, Emanuel, MAITLAND, William

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1756

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

22.5 x 33 cm