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London in the mid 18th century

BOHN, François.

Plan van London, Westmunster en Southwark. Plan de Londres, Westmunster & Southwark.
Haarlem, c.1765. Coloured. 380 x 660mm.

Original folds flattened.

A plan of central London engraved by Cornelis van Baarsel. Blackfriars Bridge is shown before its opening in 1769, with no link road to the south; Arlington House is marked despite being replaced by Buckingham House in 1703; and St James' Park has 'The Decoy', a system of channels surrounded by shrubbery where ducks could be caught for the king's table, now 'Duck Island'.

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Stock Id :20369

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London in the mid 18th century

BOHN, François.

Plan van London, Westmunster en Southwark. Plan de Londres, Westmunster & Southwark.
Haarlem, c.1765. Coloured. 380 x 660mm.

Original folds flattened.

A plan of central London engraved by Cornelis van Baarsel. Blackfriars Bridge is shown before its opening in 1769, with no link road to the south; Arlington House is marked despite being replaced by Buckingham House in 1703; and St James' Park has 'The Decoy', a system of channels surrounded by shrubbery where ducks could be caught for the king's table, now 'Duck Island'.

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Stock ID : 20369

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