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

Description

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
Published:
1725, London
Publisher:  
John Bowles
Format:
Engraving / Map
Creator:
Thomas Bowles
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Maps Crace Port.2.86.

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Theme:
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In the 18th century, a whole range of works catered to new arrivals in London. Alison O’Byrne explores how these works – including guidebooks, pocket maps, and views of the city – offered different kinds of topographical information to enable visitors to find their way through the streets of the capital.