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Ogilby, John, 1600–1676
A large and accurate map of the city of London : ichnographically describing all the streets, lanes, alleys, courts, yards, churches, halls, and houses, &c. / actually surveyed and delineated by John Ogilby ...
[London : s.n., 1677].
Physical Description:
1 map : 160 x 255 cm. on 20 sheets 40 x 51 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A G 6
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale 1:1,200. "A scale of feet a 100 in an inch."
Cadastral map.
Cartouche reads: ... This most accurate survey made by John Ogilby ... and William Morgan ...
Some of the etched work is by Wenceslaus Hollar. "Plates I, II, IV, and V are engraved and not by Hollar. Plate III is partly etched but it is doubtful if it is Hollar's work. Plates VI-XX are partly engraved, partly etched, and the etched work seems certainly to be Hollar."--Pennington. "The map is not signed by Hollar, and he was certainly not responsible for the whole work. But parts of the plan are probably his, e.g. the river, its boats and the Tower (with the lettering in Hollar's characteristic style), the trees in Temple Gardens, and possibly Grays Inn (but scarcely those of Moorfields and Charterhouse)."--Hyde (Large and accurate map of the city of London [facsimile], 1976).
Accompanied by: London survey'd, or, An explanation of the large map of London / by John Ogilby & William Morgan. London : Printed and sold at the author's house in White-Fryers, 1677.
Hind, A.M. Wenceslaus Hollar and his views of London and Windsor in the seventeenth century, 14
Howgego, J. Printed maps of London (2nd ed.) 28
Pennington, R. Wenceslaus Hollar, 1007
Schuchard, M. John Ogilby and William Morgan, 60
BAC: British Art Center copy of the map is the third state, with additional lettering. Bound ([40] leaves ; 42 cm.) and includes "An explanation of the several marks and names of the wards, parishes, liberties, churches, halls, &c." ([1] leaf) tipped-in at front.
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1677.
Maps -- England -- London -- 1677.
Morgan, William, -1690, engraver.
Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677
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