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A new map of London and its environs from and original survey. Extending 8 miles east and west, 6 1/4 miles north & south in which all new and intended buildings and improvements, &c. are carefully inserted (1827)

A new map of London and its environs from and original survey. Extending 8 miles east and west, 6 1/4 miles north & south in which all new and intended buildings and improvements, &c. are carefully inserted (1827)

Engraver: Thompson, George

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: 1827

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 6.224

Item number: 224

Length: 635

Width: 800

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3" 5/8 : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 17100)

Map scale description: 3" 5/8 : 1 m.

This folding map is set within a decorative border. The title and imprint feature at top right, the compass star at middle right, and scale bar at bottom left. The river, open spaces and the built-up area in the city are delineated in colour. This is the fourth edition of a map first issued by Thompson in 1822, updated with the addition of St. Katherine's Dock and the housing developments in the Marylebone and Mile End areas.

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