ESTATE PLAN CIRCA 1700 ([ 1700 ])

Chauncy/Drapentier

The seat of Sir Thos.Brograve at "Hammells", Hertfordshire

Date: [ 1700 ]

Estate plan print circa 1700 of Sir Thomas Brograve's seat at Hammells, Hertfordshire taken from "The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire: with the original of counties, hundreds or wapentakes and hamlets; the foundation and origin of monasteries, churches, and vicarages; the several honors, mannors, and parks of the nobility and gentry; and the succession of the lords each. Faithfully collected from public records, ancient manuscripts and other select authorities." CHAUNCY,Sir Henry. Engraved by Drapentier. Approx 43 cm.x 37 cm. Later colour . In very nice clean condition , trimmed lightly to the side margins. All c17th social life for the rich and powerful is here: deer roam in the deer park, gentlemen doff their hats to ladies, a carriage travels the grounds,horses are excercised and watered, and pigs are mucked out, whilst others survey the formal gardens. A most attractive print. Visit our website at www.johnunderwoodbooks.com for other interesting items.

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