"Plan of Madrid", Stockdale, John
Subject: Madrid, Spain
Period: 1808 (dated)
Color: Black & White
12.4 x 8.1 inches
31.5 x 20.6 cm
This attractive plan of Madrid shows the streets, squares, gardens, important buildings, and surrounding countryside including the Manzanares River. The plan is keyed to a legend at both left and right listing 72 points of interest. The plan was issued near the beginning of the Peninsular War (1807-1814), which was found between Napoleon's French empire and the combined forces of Spain, Portugal and Great Britain for control of the Iberian Peninsula. Published on September 3rd, 1808 in London.
Issued folding with light toning and scattered foxing.