Title Burying the dead during the plague of 1665. Etching by C. Grignion after S. Wale.


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Physical description 1 print : etching
Lettering View of the manner of burying the dead bodies, at Holy-well mount during the dreadful plague in 1665. Wale delin. ; Grignion sculp.
Note Plate to: H. Chamberlain, New and compleat history and survey, 1770, p. 221
References B. Adams, London illustrated, London, 1983, number 48/19 [p.119]
Summary The former grounds of the Holywell (Haliwell) Abbey in Shoreditch, London, which were bounded on the north by Old Street and on the east by the site of the later Shoreditch High Street, and which occupied the sites of the later Great Eastern Street, Rivington Street and Curtain Road. The abbey had been demolished in 1539
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Cite as Wellcome Library no. 10070i
Author, etc. Wale, Samuel, -1786.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810.
Topic-LCSH Plague.
Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666.
Death.
Burial.
Place name Shoreditch (London, England)
Genre/Technique Etchings.
Copy photo no. V 10613
System no. .b11580136
Record no. 10070i