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Dedicated To The Lord Mayor of London

Fine large format plan of London, published in London in 1720.

This map of London, Westminster, and Southwark was published in John Strype's 1720 Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster. The map's title is at top center in an ornamental cartouche, surrounded by cherubs, fruits, and mythological figures.

A dedication to Sir George Thorold, Lord Mayor of London, appears at top right, facing the city arms at top left. A compass rose is depicted at the right and a scale of miles at the bottom right.

 

Reference
Howgego, J. 66.