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A pocket map of London, Westminster and Southwark with ye new buildings to ye year 1745

A pocket map of London, Westminster and Southwark with ye new buildings to ye year 1745

Publisher: Lyne, S.

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1745

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 3.103

Item number: 103

Length: 248

Width: 489

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 4" 1/2 : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 15300)

Map scale description: 4" 1/2 : 1 m.

This is a later edition of a map first issued by Lyne in 1741. The title and scale bar appear at top left, with fares of hackney coaches in tables at top and middle right, fares of water ferries at bottom centre, and an advertisement for a set of the arms of the great twelve livery companies at bottom left. The map shows St. Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London and Westminster Bridge pictorially, with the boundaries of the City outlined in colour.

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