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(From the British Library's online Gallery) Shakespeare's house, Stratford upon Avon

The southern end of London Bridge led directly into the parish of St. Mary Overy. This was a busy area for industry as is indicated by the mechanical hoist in Norden's drawing. People travelling on foot, or horseback to the theatres and other entertainments of the district passed this way every day.

What I believe to be a knit cap due to its silhouette. From the 1600 edition of the Cries of the City of London

Image of Matthew Paris’ map of Great Britain

What I believe to be a knit cap due to its silhouette. From the 1600 edition of the Cries of the City of London

Photographs of street life in 1870s Victorian London

In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century.

Nippur Map 1400 BCE. The oldest known map ever found.

London street urchins in the Victorian era

Juan de la Cosa Map- The earliest known map to show America, discovered by accident at a Paris bookshop