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Lyding [Lidsing], Kent

Lyding [Lidsing], Kent

Medium: Pen and ink on paper

Date: 1799

Shelfmark: OSD 116 (PT3)

Item number: 27B

Length: 37

Width: 19

Genre: Map

Map scale ratio: 6' : Mile (1 : 10560)

These rough pencil and ink field sketches of the North Downs in Kent were produced on about 7 pieces of irregularly cut paper, which were then joined together and laid down on thick card. The relief of the chalk hills is depicted by heavy brushwork, giving the map a three-dimensional quality.

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