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Maps from the Ordnance Survey and historic maps from before 1800.

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James de la Feuille's map of London c. 1690

(1690)
One of a number of small maps of London produced in Amsterdam before 1720, derived from Hollar's 'New Mapp' of 1675.

Leake's survey of the city after the Great Fire of 1666Engraved by W. Hollar, 1667

(1667)
A map of the City of London prepared by John Leake, William Leybourne and four others, to show the extent of the area devastated by the Great Fire of 1666.

Morgan's map of the whole of London in 1682

(1682)
Survey of the City of London and the surrounding built-up area (including Westminster and part of Southwark), on a scale of 300 feet to the inch, completed in 1682 by William Morgan. From a facsimile published by Harry Margary in association with the Guildhall Library in 1977.

Ogilby and Morgan's large scale map of the city as rebuilt by 1676

(1676)
Survey of the City of London by John Ogilby and William Morgan, on a scale of 100 feet to the inch, completed in 1676.

'Woodcut' map of London c. 1550

(1550)
Produced in c. 1633, depicting the City of London in the 1560s. It probably derives from the 'Copperplate' map of. c.1560 of which three sheets are extant.