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Speed, John, 1552?-1629

Suffolke described and divided into hundreds : the situation of the fayre towne Ipswich shewed with the armes of the most noble families that have bene either dukes, or earles both of that countie as also of Clare / performed by Iohn Speede.

[London] : Solde in Popes-head alley, by George Huble, 1610.
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving ; 37 x 50 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 2h
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale [ca. 1:220,000].
Relief shown pictorially.
Includes coats of arms and other illustrations.
Inset: Ipswiche.
This map also used for his Theatre of the empire of Great Britaine.
From Speed's The theatre of the empire of Great Britaine.
Skelton, R.A. County atlases of the British Isles, 1579-1850, p. 39
Selected exhibitions: "The Mapmaker's art : 300 years of British cartography" (Yale Center for British Art, January 17-March 12, 1989).
"Cum Privilegio Anno 1610."
BAC: British Art Center copy on sheet 43 x 55 cm. Hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
England -- Suffolk.
Suffolk (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1610.
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612, engraver.
Humble, George, -1640, publisher.
Speed, John, 1552?-1629. Theatre of the empire of Great Britaine.

The Mapmaker's Art: 300 Years of British Cartography (Yale Center for British Art, January 17, 1989-March 12, 1989) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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