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London and its environs (1844)

London and its environs (1844)

Cartographer: Davies, Benjamin, Rees

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1844

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 7.248

Item number: 248

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 1 1/2 '' : 1 stat. mile (1 : 44500)

Map scale description: 1 1/2 '' : 1 stat. mile

This is a later edition of the map of London and the suburbs first issued by Davies in 1840. The map features title in top border, scale bar at bottom centre and key to symbols below the map. 

A note below the map states that the map contains "the boundaries of the metropolitan boroughs, the different railroads & stations, the new cemeteries, roads, docks, canals, and all modern improvements. This map is chiefly from the Ordnance Survey, the railroads and other improvements, are from the official copies, the borough of Marylebone from the survey published by Mr Britton. The whole corrected from personal observations and measurements." Borough and county boundaries are highlighted in colour, with principal roads represented in yellow.

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