The AA1 absolutely amazing web site of Shakespeare's Sonnets. Shakespeare's London. Visscher's panoramic view.

 

SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS

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SHAKESPEARE'S LONDON

 

A view of London and the Thames circa 1616

   

From Visscher's panoramic view of London, circa 1616. This is London as Shakespeare would have known it. He died in April of that year.

 

 

         

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For a more detailed picture of each part of the town, click on one of the sections above, choosing whichever one of the five views you wish to magnify.

 

Most of the prominent buildings are named in this view of London from the South. The lettering is not always legible in this reproduction, taken from a 1905 copy. More detailed views are given below of each section, and views of St. Pauls Cathedral, London Bridge, and the section of the south bank with the Globe theatre and the Bear garden are all given in expanded detail. (See the list below).

 

 

Section 1   Section 3
Section 2 Links to separate views of St. Pauls and the Globe theatre.   Section 4 Links to a separate view of London Bridge.
  Section 5 Links to a separate view of London Bridge.

 

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General notes

Sonnets 1 - 50

Sonnets 51 - 100

Sonnets 101 - 154

 

 

 

 

   
Sonnets 1 - 50  
Sonnets 51 - 100    Back to home page
Sonnets 101 - 154    If you wish to comment on this site please refer to details on the home page.
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