A pocket map of the citties of London, Westminster, & Southwark


This map in the Crace Collection was designed as a conveniently sized navigational aid for Londoners and tourists visiting the City and boroughs of Westminster and Southwark. 

Full title:
A pocket map of the citties of London, Westminster, & Southwark: with the addition of the new buildings to this present year 1725
1725, London
John Bowles
Engraving / Map
Thomas Bowles
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Maps Crace Port.2.86.

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