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Title(s):

The city of London, in the time of the Saxons (about the year 1000) [cartographic material] : compiled from the most authentic documents.

Published/Created:
London : Published ... by J. & E. Wallis, 42, Skinner Street, April 25th, 1817.
Physical Description:
1 map ; 40 x 53 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2018 15
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale not given
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Life, 565
BAC: British Art Center copy is hand-colored and mounted on linen. Bound with two additional aerial views: Banks, John Henry. A panoramic view of London. London: Edward Wallis, [1845] -- London and Westminster in the reign of Queen Elizabeth anno dom. 1563. London: J. Wallis, 1789.
Map of London in the reign of the Saxon King Ethelred II, with the history of Roman and Saxon London written in a panel below the plan. The map shows the Roman wall still standing, but the street plan suggests that, compared to the Roman period, the built-up area occupied a much smaller part of the walled city and that the population was in rapid decline.
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- History -- To 1500 -- Maps.
London (England) -- Maps.
Romans -- England -- London -- Maps.
Form/Genre:
Aerial views -- England -- London.
Maps -- England -- London.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1817.
Contributors:
J. & E. Wallis, publisher.
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