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Creator:
Archer, James, approximately 1632-approximately 1680.
Title(s):

Plan of the town of Hull and its immediate surroundings.

Published/Created:
ca. 1680.
Physical Description:
1 map : pen and ink and watercolor ; 67 x 94 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio D no. 1 In Process (Cabinet Q)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Maps & Atlases (manuscript)
Notes:
Provenance: From the collection of George Legge, first Baron Dartmouth, 1648-1691 (see Sotheby's sale, March 8-10, 1948). Baron Dartmouth was Master-General of the Ordnance to Charles II and James II. His collection of maps was partly abstracted from Royal map collections, an arrangement described by Pepys in Bodleian Library MS Rawl. A. 171, 17r-20v. See also Skelton and Wallis. The map is numbered "vi.39" in graphite.
Mounted on cloth.
Skelton, R. "The Royal map collections of England." In Imago mundi, vol. 13 (1956), p. 181-183
Wallis, H. "The Royal map collections of England." In Revista da Universidade de Coimbra, vol. XXVIII (1980), p. 466-467
Subject Terms:
Fortification -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Defenses.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1603-1714.
Hull (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Hull (England) -- Maps.
Form/Genre:
Maps -- England -- Hull
Ink drawings.
Watercolors.
Contributors:
Dartmouth, George Legge, Baron, 1648-1691, former owner.
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