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Plan of estates in the parishes of Kensington and St Margarets Westminster, in the county of Middlesex, purchesed by Her Majesty's Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851

Plan of estates in the parishes of Kensington and St Margarets Westminster, in the county of Middlesex, purchesed by Her Majesty's Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851

Lithographer: Day & Son

Medium: Lithograph, coloured

Date: ca. 1850

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 10.15

Item number: 15

Length: 229

Width: 330

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 1'' : 400 Feet (1 : 4700)

Map scale description: 2 1/2" : 1000 Feet

The site in South Kensington depicted in green on this plan was purchased by the Queen's Commissioners to host the Great Exhibition of 1851. The title, key to colours, compass star and scale bar appear down the left side of the plate. The boundaries of the four properties comprising the commissioners' estate are outlined as follows: Gore House in blue, Villar in red, Harrington in yellow and the Smith's Charity Estate in brown.

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