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Cruchley's new plan of London improved to 1828. Including the East and West India Docks

Cruchley's new plan of London improved to 1828. Including the East and West India Docks

Publisher: Cruchley, George Frederick

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: 1828

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 6.223

Item number: 223

Length: 470

Width: 953

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 4" 7/8 : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 12600)

Map scale description: 4" 7/8 : 1 m.

The title of this folding map of London is inset in top border, with the publisher's imprint and key to symbols in bottom border, scale bar near bottom right, and compass rose at top right. The river and open spaces are highlighted in colour. The map extends eastward on an added sheet to include the East and West India Docks. Cruchley, who first published the map in 1826, added the proposed Collier Docks in the Isle of Dogs to this later edition. The docks were never built and Millwall Docks now occupy part of the site.

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