The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

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Michael Robinson  •  Link

Jan Wyck (Dutch, 1652-1700)

Distant view of London looking NW from Blackheath; view from top of a road which runs from Greenwich to Blackheath up the W side of Greenwich Park, to the left a ploughed field rising towards a low cliff, in the centre foreground a sportsman and his dog, on the right the paling of Greenwich park running up to a wooded bank on which a man is seated, in the distance the Thames and London. 1666
Brush drawing in brown and grey wash over graphite; on two conjoined sheets…

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.


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