Map PICTORIAL PLAN OF EXETER
Artist/Illustrator: D. A. Nicholls
Title: Some Historic Cities of Britain - Exeter
Print Method: Lithographic.
Size: 365x255mm (14.25x10ins) overall.
Date of Publication/Production: 1948
Provenance: One of a Series of Decorative Plans Specially Drawn for the Dunlop Rubber Company Ltd; Some Historic Cities Of Britain ; a full page advert from The Illustrated London News; Published London 1948.
A colourful and very attractive vintage advert in the form of a pictorial map of Exeter. It includes descriptive vignettes describing historical landmarks, events and architectural features of places of interest in the city.
Landmarks and streets shown include:
William of Orange; South Street; Holloway Street; Magdalen Street; St Nicholas Priory; Judge Jeffreys; a list of sieges of Exeter; King Richard; Shekespeare; Rougemont Castle; Mols Coffee House; The Guildhall; William Wynard; Devonshire Regiment; Sir Francis Drake; The Cathedral; Tuckers Hall; St Pancras Church; Princess Henrietta born here; Area destroyed by German bombs; St David's Hill.
On the reverse is the red top front advertising page from the illustrated London News with adverts for Bulmers Pomagne; Drambuie; Allenbury's pastilles; Abdulla Cigarettes and more.
CONDITION/DIMENSIONS: It is on the inside front cover from the Illustrated London New with other advertising on the reverse. The page measures overall 365x255mm (14.25x10inches) and suitable for framing. There is some age yellowing and marks consistent with the age. It is printed on both sides and dated, month and year. It will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. Postage packing etc is charged at cost.
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