Attractive plan and prospect of London
By HOMANN, Johannes Baptist , 1740

Accurater Prospect und Grundris der Königl: Gros-Britannisch Haupt und Residentz Stadt London. edirt von Johann Bapt. Homanns, Kayserl. Geographi seel erben in Nürnberg.

British Isles London
  • Author: HOMANN, Johannes Baptist
  • Publication place: Nuremberg
  • Publication date: c. 1705
  • Physical description: Double-page engraved map, fine original full-wash colour, inset views of the Palace of Whitehall, and the Royal Exchange, prospect of London from Southwark below.
  • Dimensions: 535 by 625mm (21 by 24.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1516


To the upper left of the plan is a view of the Palace of Whitehall – the royal residence in the seventeenth century; to the upper right is a view of the Royal Exchange, which had been rebuilt by Edward Jarman, after the previous one had been destroyed in the Great Fire. Below left is a list of streets, churches and public buildings. The City of London is highlighted in red. Underneath the plan is a fine prospect of the city listing 63 places of interest.


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