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Burying the victims of the plague in 1665. Etching after S. Wale.

  • Wale, Samuel, -1786.
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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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1 print : etching ; platemark 25.1 x 16.4 cm

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View of the manner of burying the dead bodies at Holy-well mount during the dreadful plague in 1665.

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Wellcome Library no. 10071i

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