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Old Hampshire Mapped

Jean and Martin Norgate: 1996-2006

Old Hampshire Mapped, presenting early printed maps of Hampshire, from 1575 to mid 19th century, authored by Jean and Martin Norgate, 1996-2001. 


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Saxton/1575

 KD1996.1

Map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, Southamtoniae, ie Hampshire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Leonard Terwoort, Antwerp, Netherlands, published by Christopher Saxton, map maker, London? about 1575.


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Drayton's 

Hampshire/1613

Poly-Olbion Map  

Poly-Olbion Map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, fantastical map of Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, published in Poly-Olbion, by Michael Drayton, poet, engraved by William Hole, about 1612.


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Norden's

Hampshire/1607

OLIM PARS BELGARUM

Hamshire olim Pars Belgarum, county map of Hampshire, scale about 6 miles to 1 inch, by John Norden about 1595, version engraved by William Hole and published in Britannia, by William Camden, about 1607.



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Speed's

Hampshire/1611

HMCMS:KD1996.16

Map, hand coloured copper plate engraving, Hantshire described and divided, Hampshire with part of the Isle of Wight, and a town plan of Winchester, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, engraved by Jodocus Hondius, about 1611.  Published in the Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain, 1611.

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