[London] Holborn & Islington - 1756 Engraved Map by Benjamin Cole A New and Accurate Survey of the Parishes of St. Andrews Holbourn, Without the Freedom, St.Mary Islington and The Charterhouse Liberty. A very fine and attractive engraved map showing Holbourn at the foot and semi-rural Islington above and a finely detailed cartouche at top.
Undated (but published in 1756) and signed B. Cole in lower right corner.It shows Thomas Corams Foundling Hospital, Black Marys Well and the Artillery Ground. What is striking is the amount of detail with virtually of the street names visible, as well as how underdeveloped Islington was in the mid-18th Century. Upper left corner border a little ragged and light grime, though overall in good order. The item "Holborn & Islington (London) 1756 Original Engraved Survey Map by Benjamin Cole" is in sale since Friday, July 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps".
The seller is "ephemeracity1" and is located in Dorset. This item can be shipped worldwide.