Description: A map of Middlesex county in England with plans of the Cities of London and Westminster. There are also drawings of Westminster Cathedral and St. Paul's Cathedral.
Attractively and professionally matted and framed with archival materials, contained within a burl-wood and gold leaf frame. With original color.
Location of Origin: Europe / England
Medium/Materials: Copper plate engraving on paper hand colored
Dimensions: Image - 15in (h) x 20in (w). Frame - 26in (h) x 31in (w)
Expertise: John Speed (1552-1629) is one of the most celebrated of British mapmakers due to is production of the widely collected Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine which had maps based on Saxton and Norden but also included significant original work that was the most accurate of its time.