Vintage Map of Cambridgeshire 1611

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John Speed’s Medieval Map of Cambridgeshire from 1611. The Map first appeared in Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine is one of the world’s great cartographic treasures. Published in 1611/12, it marked the first time that comprehensive plans of English and Welsh counties and towns were made available in print. The Cambridgeshire sheet includes portraits of robed academics, as well as 24 coats of arms of the University, colleges and local nobility.

  • Stunning Full Colour Reproduction using the Most Advanced Technology Available
  • Printed on Museum Matte Archival Paper 310gm
  • Unique Conversation Piece for your Home or Business
  • Frame not included
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John Speed’s Medieval Map of Cambridgeshire from 1611. The Map first appeared in Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine is one of the world’s great cartographic treasures. Published in 1611/12, it marked the first time that comprehensive plans of English and Welsh counties and towns were made available in print. The Cambridgeshire sheet includes portraits of robed academics, as well as 24 coats of arms of the University, colleges and local nobility.

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