Source 3

Map showing London after the fire 1667 (ZMAP 4/18)

3. Wenceslaus Hollar drew this map.

  • Can you find the following places on the map?
    • River Thames
    • Tower of London
    • St Paul’s Cathedral (Clue: from above it looks like a cross, not a dome)
    • Pudding Lane (Clue: north of the river, near the bridge)
  • Why are there not many buildings shown in the white middle part of the map?
  • Ask your teacher for a map of London today. Try and spot the differences with Hollar’s map of London.