Antique Map of Hampshire by Richard Blome, c.1673
Original engraved map by Richard Blome (died 1705), with attractive old hand colouring
Contained within an antique maple frame, with gilt slip frame
Overall size including frame: 47 x 42.8 cm
Richard Blome's map of Hampshire depicts the county divided into the ancient 'hundreds', with a corresponding key in the upper-left corner. Many of the towns and villages of the county are marked, and there is a single dedicatory armorial.