17th Century London Map by Wenceslaus Hollar

Brandywine General Store


A Museum Quality Print of 17th Century Map of London by Wenceslaus Hollar for sale by Brandywine General Store. Our premium archival print of this beautiful antique map was taken from the Atlas van der Hagen and was published in the Netherlands. The River of the Thames, which is full of ships, is shown running through the center of the map. Across the top are boxes with important buildings in London at the time which include The Temple, White Hall, Westminister Hall, The Royal Exchange, Clarendon House, Covent Garden, New Bedlam and Bridewell. At the bottom is the same set up with blocks and these include many of the Gates into England at the time such as Cripple, Alders, New Lud, Moore, Ald and Bishops. Also along the bottom is the Tower of London, Kat Charing Cross and the Kat Stock Market. Other places of interest drawn inside the map itself include Westminister Abbey, Lambeth, St. Georges Fields, St. James Square and Park, the Artillery Grounds, St. Paul's Church along with many other Churches. A beautiful map with three cartouches and very detailed of all the buildings and important places in London during this era. Picture #19

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