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Plan of London from actual survey 1840

Plan of London from actual survey 1840

Cartographer: Shury, John

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1840

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 7.238

Item number: 238

Length: 559

Width: 813

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3 3/4'' : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 17000)

Map scale description: 3 3/4'' : 1 m.

This map is set within a decorative border. Its title appears along the top, with the Royal arms and arms of the Cities of London and Westminster. Around the margin are pictorial views of prominent buildings and landmarks, including the Bank of England, Lambeth Palace, Covent Garden and Waterloo Bridge. The map is a later edition of one first issued as a free supplement of the 'United Kingdom' newspaper in 1832, adding the Greenwich and Birmingham railway lines.

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