"Mapa de la Provincia de Madrid, Comprehende el Partido de Madrid, y el de Almonacid de Zorita", Lopez de Vargas Machuca, Thomas (don)
Subject: Madrid, Spain
Period: 1773 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
15.1 x 13.4 inches
38.4 x 34 cm
This detailed map of Madrid and the surrounding area depicts towns of various sizes, farmhouses, mills, deserted towns, and "strong houses," all identified with a legend at bottom. A lettered and numbered key next to the legend identifies the locations of "religious convents" for either men and women. The inset extends the map further to the east.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.LOP-2a #31.
Issued folding, now flattened, on watermarked paper with folds reinforced on verso with tissue. There is show-through of old manuscript writing on verso in upper left corner of map.