A Survey & Ground Plot of the Royal Palace of Whitehall with the Lodgings & Apartments belonging to their Majesties. A.o D. 1680.From a survey taken in K.Charles's Reign 1680 now in the possession of his Grace the Duke of Portland. To his Grace William Duke of Portland, K.nt of the most Nob.l Order of the Garter Inscrib'd by his most Humble & most Obedient Servant G. Vertue.
Drawn & Publish'd by G.Vertue. An.o Dom. 1747 [but 1774].
Engraved map. 560 x 720mm (22 x 28¼"). Folds, as issued.
Plan of the vast Palace of Whitehall, the Royal Residence of the English monarchs in London from 1530 until its destruction in a fire in 1698. Extensive keys record the uses of the warren of rooms, including who lived where. Among the names is that of Sarah Churchill, only recently married, at the time maid of honour to Mary of Modena.
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