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Improved map of London for 1834, from actual survey

Improved map of London for 1834, from actual survey

Cartographer: [anonymous]

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1834

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 7.234

Item number: 234

Length: 432

Width: 635

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3 1/2'' : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 150000)

Map scale description: 3 1/2'' : 1 m.

The title of this map appears in a panel above the plan, with a scale bar inset in the bottom border. The map extends westward to include Chelsea Beach and shows the proposed tunnel under the Thames at Wapping. The Greenwich-to-London railway line also features. Under construction at the time of this survey, the line reached Bermondsey from Greenwich in 1836. Ten months later the line reached London Bridge, making it the first railway terminus in the capital.

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