Oxford in 1675

Oxford in 1675


Title: Oxonia illustrata, sive, Omnium celeberrimae istius universitatis collegiorum, aularum, bibliothecae Bodleianae, scholarum publicarum, Theatri Sheldoniani, nec non urbis totius scenographia delineavit & sculpsit Dav: Loggan ...

Producer: Loggan, David, 1635-1700?

Imprint: Oxoniae : e Theatro Sheldoniano, 1675.

Bibliographical references: Wing / L2838; Madan / 3035

Physical description: 5 leaves, [76] p.

Source: Bodleian Library schelfmark Douce L subt. 27.  The full work is reproduced /source-category/oxonia-illustrata-1675-david-loggan.

Commentary.  The city wall has been demolished between Catte Street and the Turl to make room for the recently constructed Sheldonian Theatre (built 1664-69), which also required the removal of several houses. Construction of the Ashmolean Museum will begin shortly..