Maps & Views of London

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London ca. 1558–1603

Title: The City of London as in Q. Elizabeth's Time
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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London ca. 1553–9

Title: Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis
Creator: Frans Hogenberg (engraver) and Georg Braun
Work: Civitates orbis terrarum
Publication date: 1572
Courtesy of Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps

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London 1553–9

Title: Civitas Londinum
Creator: attributed to Ralph Agas
Publication date: ca. 1651
Courtesy of the Stephen S. Clark Library, University of Michigan Library

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London ca. 1560

Title: Londinum vulgo London
Creator: Jan Jansson
Work: Theatrum Praecipuarum Urbium, Positarum Ad Septentrionalem Europae Plagam
Publication date: 1657
Courtesy of the The Grub Street Project

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City of London 1593

Title: A Guide for Cuntrey Men. In the famous Cittey of London
Creator: John Norden
Work: Speculum Britainiae [Mirror of Britain]
Publication date: 1653
Courtesy of the British Library

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City of London 1593

Title: London
Creator: John Norden
Work: Speculum Britainiae [Mirror of Britain]
Publication date: 1653
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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Westminster 1593

Title: Westminster
Creator: John Norden
Work: Speculum Britainiae [Mirror of Britain]
Publication date: 1653
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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Prospect of London ca. 1600

Title: Londinum florentissima Britanniae urbs
Creator: Claes Jansz Visscher
Publication date: ca. 1625
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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Prospect of London ca. 1600

Title: London the glory of Great Britaines Ile
Creator: James Howell
Work: Londinopolis; an historicall discourse or perlustration of the city of London
Publication date: 1657
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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Prospect of London ca. 1600

Title: Civitas Londini
Creator: John Norden
Publication date: 1657
Courtesy of the National Library of Sweden

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Prospect of London 1647

Title: [London. The long view] Ad Londinum epitomen & ocellum
Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: 1647
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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West Central District of London ca. 1660

Title: Bird's-eye plan of the west central district of London
Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: ca. 1660
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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London 1666

Title: A Generall Map of the whole City of London with Westminster & all the Suburbs
Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: 1666
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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City of London 1666

Title: A Map or Groundplott of the City of London, with the Subyrbes Thereof
Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: 1666
Courtesy of the British Museum

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City of London 1666

Title: A Plan of the City and Liberties of London after the Dreadful Conflagration in the Year 1666
Creator: Emmanuel Bowen, after Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: 1772

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City of London 1666

Title: An Exact Surveigh of the Streets Lanes and Churches Contained Within the Ruines of the City of London
Creators: John Leake and Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: 1669?
Courtesy of the Yale Library

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Prospect of London 1666 - hand coloured

Title: A True and Exact Prospect of the Famous Citty of London from S. Marie Overs Steeple in Southwarke
Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: 1666
Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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Prospect of London 1666

Title: A True and Exact Prospect of the Famous Citty of London from S. Marie Overs Steeple in Southwarke
Creator: Wenceslaus Hollar
Publication date: 1666
Courtesy of the National Library of Scotland

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Survey & Ground Plot of the Palace of Whitehall 1670

Title: A Survey & Ground Plot of the Royal Palace of White Hall with the Lodgings and Apartments belonging to their Majesties
Creator: John Fisher (active 1680) (artist); George Vertue (1684–1756) (engraver)
Publication date: 1747
Courtesy of The Royal Collection Trust

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London 1677

Title: A Large and Accurate Map of the City of London
Creator: John Ogilby and William Morgan
Work: A Large and Accurate Map of the City of London
Publication date: 1677
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library

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Covent Garden 1690–1790

Title: Plan of Bedford House, Covent Garden, &c. taken down about 1690 from a drawing in the possession of John Crowle
Publication date: 1809
Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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Marylebone 1708

Title: Marylebone
Creator: Henry Pratt
Publication date: 1708
Courtesy of the The National Archives, Kew, Surrey

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Prospect of London 1710

Title: London
Creator: Gerard van Keulen
Publication date: ca. 1728
Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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London, Westminster, and St. James Park 1710-1720

Title: A Prospect of the City of London, Westminster and St. James's Park
Creator: Johannes Kip
Publication date: ca. 1710–1720
Courtesy of the the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

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London, Westminster, and Southwark 1720

Title: A New Plan of the City of London, Westminster, and Southwark
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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Map and Prospect of London, Westminster, and Southwark ca. 1725

Title: Actuale Survey of London Westminster Southwark
Creators: Jean Covens and Corneil Mortier
Publication date: ca. 1725
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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Bird's Eye View of Soho Square ca. 1725

Title: Sohoe or Kings Square
Creator: Sutton Nicholls
Publication date: c.1725, this state 1754
Courtesy of the British Museum

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London, Westminster, and Southwark 1735

Title: A new and exact plan of the city's of London and Westminster, the borough of Southwark
Creators: Thomas Jefferys and William Morgan
Publication date: 1735
Courtesy of the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library

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London, Westminster, and Southwark 1736

Title: London surveyed or a new map of the cities of London and Westminster and the borough of Southwark...
Creators: Herman Moll and sold by Thomas Bowles
Publication date: 1736 (date questionable)
Courtesy of the New York Public Library

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View of London ca. 1746

Title: A North View of London
Creator: John Stevens after Giovanni Antonio Canal
Publication date: 1794
Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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London 1746

Title: A plan of the cities of London and Westminster, and borough of Southwark
Creator: John Rocque
Publication date: 1746
Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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Exchange Alley, Cornhill 1748

Title: A New & Correct Plan of all the Houses destroyd and damaged by the FIRE which began in Exchange-Alley,-Cornhill, on Friday, March 25th, 1748
Work: London Magazine
Publication date: March, 1748
Private collection

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Prospect of London 1749

Title: A long view of London and Westminster from the new bridge at Westminster to the Tower
Creators: Samuel Buck and Nathaniel Buck
Publication date: 1749
Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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View of London 1752

Title: The north prospect of London taken from the Bowling Green at Islington
Creator: Thomas Bowles
Publication date: 1752
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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View of London 1752

Title: The south west prospect of London from Somerset Gardens to the Tower
Creator: Thomas Bowles
Publication date: 1752
Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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London, Westminster, and Southwark 1761

Title: A New and Correct Plan of London, Westminster and Southwark, with several Additional Improvements, not in any former Survey
Creator: Robert Dodsley
Publication date: 1761
Courtesy of the University of North Texas Libraries

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London and Environs 1773

Title: A Mapp of the Countries Thirty Miles round London: Drawn & Engraved From Accurate Surveys
Creator: Thomas Kitchin
Publication date: 1773
Courtesy of the McMaster University Library
CC BY-NC 2.5 CA

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London, Westminster, and Southwark 1799

Title: Plan of the Cities of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark and Parts Adjoining Shewing Every House
Creator: Richard Horwood
Publication date: 1792–1799
Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art

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London and environs 1800

Title: Fairburn's Map of the Country Twelve Miles Round London
Creator: John Fairburn
Publication date: 1800
Courtesy of the McMaster University Library
CC BY-NC 2.5 CA

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London and environs 1806

Title: Twenty-five Miles Round London
Creator: Scatcherd and Co.
Publication date: 1806
Courtesy of the McMaster University Library
CC BY-NC 2.5 CA

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Map of Portsoken Ward (Strype, 1720)

Title: Portsoken Ward being part of the Parish of St. Buttolphs Aldgate
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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Map of The Tower Liberty (Strype, 1720)

Title: A Map of the Tower Liberty
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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Map of The Tower Liberty and St. Catherines (Strype, 1720)

Title: The Tower and St. Catherins
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of Bethlehem Hospital (Strype, 1720)

Title: The Hospitall call'd Bedlam
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of Bridewell (Strype, 1720)

Title: The Prospect of Bridewell
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of Chelsea College (Strype, 1720)

Title: Chelsea College
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of Christ Hospital (Strype, 1720)

Title: Christ Hospital
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of Hoxton Hospital (Strype, 1720)

Title: Hoxton Hospitall
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of London Bridge (Strype, 1720)

Title: London Bridge
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of Morden College (Strype, 1720)

Title: Morden College
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of St. Bartholomew's Hospital (Strype, 1720)

Title: St. Bartholomew's Hospitall in Smithfield
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of St. Thomas Hospital in Southwark (Strype, 1720)

Title: St. Thomas Hospitall in Southwark
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of the Charter House (Strype, 1720)

Title: The Charter House
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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View of the Tower of London (Strype, 1720)

Title: The Tower of London
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections

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The Gates of London (Strype, 1720)

Title: The Gates of London
Creator: John Strype
Work: Survey of the Cities of London and Westminster
Publication date: 1720
Courtesy of the University of Saskatchewan Library Archives & Special Collections