GOODMANS FIELDS THEATRE Ayliffe St Alie Street Mansell Street plan 1834 map
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GOODMANS FIELDS THEATRE, Ayliffe St (Alie Street). Mansell Street plan 1834 map

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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'S. E. view of the Theatre in Ayliff Street Goodmans Fields and its environs'

The plan shows Mansell Street, a street marked both as 'Commercial Road' and Somerset Street (today part of Mansell Street), and a second, perpendicular, street marked both as 'Commercial Street' and Great Ayliff Street (today Alie Street). Little Somerset Street is marked (same name today), Tenter Ground, Craven & Company, and the Zoar Chapel (the site of the Theatre). In this theatre, David Garrick made his first public appearance in London in 1741

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DATE PRINTED: The date of publication stated on the title page of the volume within which the print was published was 1825. The publication date printed on the sheet itself is 11th October 1813. However, evidence from elsewhere in the volume suggests that this was printed in the 1834 second edition.    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 31.0 x 23.0cm, 12.25 x 9 inches (Large)

TYPE: Antique copperplate engraved print on stiff, good quality paper

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this map than that which is offered for sale. The map you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Wise Sculp. From A Drawing In The British Museum

PROVENANCE: "Theatrum Illustrata. Graphic And Historic Memorials, Ancient Playhouses, Modern Theatres, Other Places Of Public Amusement In The Cities And Suburbs Of London & Westminister With Scenic And Incidental Ilustrations From The Time Of Shakspear To The Present Period", edited by Robert Wilkinson

GOODMANS FIELDS THEATRE, Ayliffe St (Alie Street). Mansell Street plan 1834 map
GOODMANS FIELDS THEATRE, Ayliffe St (Alie Street). Mansell Street plan 1834 map

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