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Plan of the RIVER THAMES from the TOWER to BLACKWALL taken by the Corporation of the TRINITY HOUSE in the year 1750 19B

Plan of the RIVER THAMES from the TOWER to BLACKWALL taken by the Corporation of the TRINITY HOUSE in the year 1750 19B

Engraver: Basire, James

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1796

Shelfmark: Maps Crace XVIII

Item number: 19B

Length: 279

Width: 559

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1" : 271 Feet (1 : 3252)

Map scale description: 3" 1/4 : 1/2 Mile

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The title of this plan appears with an explanatory note at bottom left. The scale bar is at top left. Commissioned by maritime corporation Trinity House, the plan was intended as an aid for navigation along the river. It indicates the location of all stairs to the river and reports water soundings at various points along its course.

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