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Cranbrook (Kent)

Cranbrook (Kent)

Draughtsman: unattributed

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1797

Shelfmark: OSD 102

Item number: 16

Length: 40

Width: 26

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 3' : Mile (1 : 21120)

Drawing showing the area around Cranbrook in Kent. Green washes distinguish cultivated land and woodland from uncultivated land. Relative relief is indicated by shading and brushwork interlining - a technique known as hachuring. One of the notable features of the Ordnance Survey is the attention paid to accurately recording relief, an important issue in planning military campaigns.

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