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Charles Booth, a shipowner, sought to refute socialist allegations that a quarter of London’s population lived in povert...
Book, Map, Photograph, Illustration, Image
Henry Morton Stanley was a Welsh-American journalist and explorer who had made his name after ‘finding’ Dr David Livings...
Mapmaking was not always about faithful geographic reproduction. It could be about plain amusement too. A popular subjec...
Map, Image Created date: 1890
The hand colouring, carried out by apprentice draughtsmen, shows brick and stone buildings in red, iron and wooden build...