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London, extending from the Head of Paddington Canal west, to the West India Docks east: with the proposed improvements between the Royal Exchange & Finsbury Square

London, extending from the Head of Paddington Canal west, to the West India Docks east: with the proposed improvements between the Royal Exchange & Finsbury Square

Publisher: Stratford, James

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1806

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 6.191

Item number: 191

Length: 318

Width: 559

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3" 3/8 : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 18800)

Map scale description: 3" 3/8 : 1 m.

As the 19th century progressed, maps were often used as illustrations in general guides to London, for which there was a great demand. This small map was published in David Hugson's 'London, being an accurate history & description of the British Metropolis'. The map is divided into reference squares, featuring the title at top right, scale bar at the top left and a key in the table below the plan.

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