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Map of London, shewing the BOUNDARIES of the GENERAL and Two Penny Post

Map of London, shewing the BOUNDARIES of the GENERAL and Two Penny Post

Engraver: Basire, James

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: 1830

Shelfmark: Maps Crace XIX

Item number: 46

Length: 432

Width: 508

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: [c. 2" 1/2 : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 25344)

Map scale description: Scale not given

This outline map of London was commissioned by the House of Commons for the 21st Report of the Commissioners of Revenue Inquiry in 1830. The map's title features at top right, with the boundaries of the nine postal districts and those of the General-, Two- and Three-Penny Post deliveries outlined in colour. Boundaries are explained at top left with a key to colour usage in panel below the plan.

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