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Map

  • Date:

    late 18th century - mid 19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by H M Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Victoria & Albert Museum, 2000

  • Museum number:

    E.242-2001

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, box A245A

Physical description

Map showing the area around Muttonhole and Corstorphine. The map, in a landscape format, is enclosed within a border. It marks various houses, parks and quarrys. Some of the places are marked with Roman Numerals. A scale to indicate a mile in distance is marked in the bottom right of the page.

Date

late 18th century - mid 19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Object history note

This drawing belongs to a folio of architectural drawings of churches and cathedrals relating to Sir James Hall's 'Essay in the Origin, History and Principles of Gothic Architecture', 1797, complete edition 1813.

Descriptive line

Engraving of a map showing the area around Muttonhole and Corstorphine, late 18th century to mid 19th century

Categories

Maps

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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