Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Probst. London (c1740?) 

Accession Number TP.1959.021.004

Title

View: “London”

 

Maker

Artist/ cartographer: Georg Balthasar Probst

Engraver: Unknown

Printer/ publisher: Unknown

 

Material

Laid paper, ink, watercolor

 

Origin

Unknown

 

Date:

[c. 1740?]

 

Dimensions:

Paper- 17 15/16” X 45 5/8”

Plate- 15 ½” X 44 ½”

Image- 13 ¼” X 44”

 

Description:

Large hand-colored engraving, made of two joined sheets: London [banner center top]  | Cum gratia et Privilegio Sac. Caes: Majestatis [upper left, outside neat line]  |  Georg Balthasar Probst, exec: Aug. V [lower right, at plate line]. | No 41 [bottom center, at end of English legend].  Identification legend across the top in German and across the bottom [left] in English and [right] in French. Coats of arms on either side of the title banner: George II [left] and [right] unidentified, possibly City of London.

 

Source:

Purchase

 

Relation:

See Plan of London (TP.1959.021.054)

 

Comments:

 

 

Language:

Latin with English, French and German

 

Rights:

Permission to use the photograph must be obtained in writing from Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina. It must be accompanied by the caption” From the collection of Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina; North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archive and History.”

Map Images:

Click on an image at the right to enlarge that image.

 

 


Images scanned by Dean Knight
Text prepared by Nancy Richards and Victor T. Jones, Jr.

Last edited: August 19, 2009

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