"[Lot of 3] Plan of Westminster, Nos. 1, II, and III", Basire, James I
Subject: London, England
Period: 1835 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
16.6 x 9.2 inches
42.2 x 23.4 cm
These three maps present a comparative view of the bustling Westminster section of London over time. Sheet #1 shows Westminster in light orange according to King Edgar's Charter of 951, sheet #2 presents the boundaries in blue according to the Decretal of 1222; and sheet #3 depicts the boundaries in red according to the Letters Patent of August 3rd, 1604. The boundaries on sheet #3 were consistent with those at the time of publication in 1835. Issued by the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Issued folding on strong sheets with just a hint of offsetting on sheet one.