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Plan of London from actual survey. With all the railroads and improvements

Plan of London from actual survey. With all the railroads and improvements

Cartographer: Shury, John

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1841

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 7.243

Item number: 243

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3 3/4 ' : 1 stat. mile (1 : 17000)

Map scale description: 3 3/4 '' : 1 mile

This is a later edition of Shury's map of London first issued in 1832. The map features title along the top with the arms of the cities of London and Westminster. Down both sides of the map and along the bottom are 33 views of London buildings and landmarks. The East India House, Custom House, the Mint, St James's Palace, Christ's Hospital, the new Post Office, the bank of England, Hanover Terrace, the Corn Exchange and the Coliseum are depicted down the left side of the plate. Along the bottom are views of St Katherine's Chapel, Caledonian Church, Mansion House, the Royal Exchange, Temple Bar, Guild Hall, Buckingham Palace, St Paul's Cathedral, the Monument, St Bride's Church, Lambeth Palace, Westminster Abbey and the entrance to Green Park. 

Down the right side of the plate are views of the House of Lords, London Bridge, the House of Commons, Waterloo Bridge, Drury Lane Theatre, Horse Guard, the King's College, Covent Garden Theatre, Somerset House and Gloucester Terrace.

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