Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Unknown. Survey of London Westminster Southwark (c1730-1750)    

Accession Number TP.1959.021.054

Title

Plan: “Survey of London Westminster Southwark…”

 

Maker

Artist/ cartographer: Unknown

Engraver: Unknown

Printer/ publisher: Jean Covens and Corneille Mortier

 

Material

Laid paper, ink, watercolor

 

Origin

Netherlands, Amsterdam

 

Date:

c. 1730-1750

 

Dimensions:

Paper- 24 5/8” X 40”

Plate- 23 ½” X 38 ½”

Image- 22 5/8” X 38 ¼”

 

Description:

Colored engraving showing a plan of London, Westminster and Southwark: This Actual Survey of London Westminster Southwark is Humbly Dedicated to ye Ld Mayor & Court of Alderman  § “Plan de la Ville de Londres Westmunster Southwark Dedié aux tres Nobles Seigneurs Le Lord Maire & Counseillers de la ville [title, across top]  | Unidentified coat of arms [center top]  |  se Vendeut A Amsterdam, Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier Libraires et  Marchands des Cartes [lower left]. Across the bottom of the plan are various legends including a key to the wards listed on the map, a table of parishes within the walls, and lists of hospitals, halls and companies, markets, Inns of Court, prisons, palaces and public buildings.

 

Source:

Purchase

 

Relation:

See View of London (TP.1959.021.004)

 

Comments:

 

 

Language:

En and Fr

 

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.

    
Left half of image       Right half of image

    
Upper left quadrant    Upper right quadrant

    
Lower left quadrant    Lower right quadrant

 


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

Last edited: November 20, 2014

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