"A True and Exact Draught of the Tower Liberties, surveyed in the Year 1597 by Gulielmas Haiward and J. Gascoyne", Vertue, George
Period: 1742 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
21 x 15.5 inches
53.3 x 39.4 cm
This is a superb copper engraving of the Elizabethan Tower of London and fortifications forming the ancient domain of the Crown that had jurisdiction and privileges independent from the City of London. The plan is a copy of Haiward and Gascoyne's survey of 1597 published for the Society of Antiquaries.
Fine impression and color with wide original margins.