"A Plan of the intended New Road, from Padington to Islington", Cole, Benjamin
Period: 1756 (dated)
Publication: Gentleman's Magazine
Color: Black & White
18.5 x 6 inches
47 x 15.2 cm
Filled with building locations and other information. Includes the Middlesex and Foundling Hospitals, Oxford Street, Red Lion Square, St. Giles's Church, Brill Tile Kilns, White Coduit House, Cavindish Square, Jenning's Folly, etc. The proposed road shows, via a legend, the adjacent property holders that includes the Crown, the Dukes of Grafton and Portland, Henry Penton, and five others. Very decorative cartouche and large compass rose.
References: Jolly GENT-95.
Very crisp and dark impression on a full sheet of hand laid paper. Small area of offsetting.