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Laurie and Whittle's new map of London with its environs, 1809-10

Laurie and Whittle's new map of London with its environs, 1809-10

Publisher: Laurie, Robert and Whittle, James

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: 1809

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 6.199

Item number: 199

Length: 30.5

Width: 22

Scale: Inches

Genre: Map

Map scale description: Scale not given

This is a later edition of Laurie and Whittle's folding map of London, first published in 1804. The title appears as an old inscription on an illustrated pyramid at top left, also showing city arms, ship, flag, anchor, flora and fauna. Explanation of symbols and abbreviations is given above the publisher's imprint at top right, with compass star at bottom centre. The border of the map is marked off in furlongs. Proposed works, including the Vauxhall and Waterloo bridges and their approaches, are highlighted in yellow.

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