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Laurie's new plan of London and its environs (1834-5)

Laurie's new plan of London and its environs (1834-5)

Cartographer: Laurie, Richard Holmes

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1834-5

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 7.239

Item number: 239

Length: 787

Width: 626

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale description: Scale not given

Map of London and the suburbs with title label containing dedication to William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne and John Lingard's imprint, pasted over original at top right. Below the title, a note explaining that the map was based on the trigonometric survey by General Roy "combined with a new series of 52 stations on elevated situations from which the positions of upwards of 450 steeples, domes, turrets, vanes, and other conspicuous objects within the limits of the plan, have been determined by means of more than 5000 angles".

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