Auction 112, Lot 381

"A True and Exact Draught of the Tower Liberties, surveyed in the Year 1597 by Gulielmas Haiward and J. Gascoyne", Vertue, George

Subject: England

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.


Condition: A+

Fine impression and color with wide original margins.

Estimate: $750 - $850

Sold for: $1,000

Closed on 9/28/2005