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London and Westminster. 1806.

London and Westminster. 1806.

Publisher: Fairburn, John

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: 1806

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 6.194

Item number: 194

Length: 445

Width: 794

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio:

Map scale description: Scale not given

The title of this map appears near the top right in a vignette depicting Father Thames, with compass rose at bottom right, scale bar at bottom centre, and an alphabetical list of streets in the table below the plan. Roads, open spaces and the built-up area within the city are depicted in colour. 

The boundaries of the 'Liberty' of the Tower of London are similarly depicted in colour ('Liberty', in this sense, means an area of separate jurisdiction to the rest of the city). Finally, the map extends eastward to include the Isle of Dogs and the docks, which were then under construction.

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