Plan of the Seven Marshland Townships by Unknown Artist

Plan of the Seven Marshland Townships.

Details

Medium:
Ink & colours on parchment
Dimensions:
69 x 83 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,500 ( Total: £14,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Christie's

One of the earliest known large-scale local English maps drawn to a stated scale. The map, which depicts King's Lynn and Wisbech, is the earliest surviving measured map of this region.

Provenance

Mr Charles Lynn.

Venue details

British Library 96 Euston Road, LONDON London NW1 2DB 020 7412 7332 www.bl.uk

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