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The railway bell and Illustrated London Advertiser. Map of London 1845

The railway bell and Illustrated London Advertiser. Map of London 1845

Cartographer: Biggs, George

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1845

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 7.251

Item number: 251

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3 3/4 '' : 1 stat. mile (1 : 17200)

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

This is a special edition of Biggs's map of London of 1842 for subscriber to the Illustrated London Advertiser. The map features title at the top superimposed to a view of the Thames at St Paul's and views of public buildings down both sides and along the bottom of the plan, with portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert at bottom centre.

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