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Vues de la ville de Londres : comme il etoit devant & apres l'incendie de 1666 : avec le plan pour la rabâtir / projetté par ... Christophle [sic] Wren, & aprouvé par le roi & Parlement, mais malheureusement rejetté par faction.
[London] : J. Rocque, 1758.
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 39 x 56 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B G 4
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
British Art Center copy laid into a portfolio of Rocque maps and estate plans.
Includes 2 views of London with captions: A prospect of the city of London from St. Marie overs Steeple in Southwark in its flourishing condition before the fire -- Another prospect of the above city taken from the same place as it appeared after that dreadfull fire in 1666
Plan has caption: A plan for rebuilding the city after the fire, designed by that great architect Sr. Christophr. Wren and apprev'd of by King and Parliamentbut unhappily defeated by faction.
Subject Terms:
City planning -- England -- London -- History.
City planning -- England -- London.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1758.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1758.
London (England) -- Pictorial works.
Rocque, John -- Publisher.
Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723.
Rocque, John, -1762.
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