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A rare tourist’s plan of London for the Great Exhibition of 1851

Stock No. 20360 Category: Tag: Cartographer: HECK, Johann Georg.

J.G. Heck's Neuester Plan von London und seinen Umgebungen.
Leipzig: J.J. Weber, 1851. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 625 x 740mm.

£1,400

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A detailed map of central London, published for German tourists visiting the Great Exhibition of 1851, with the original position of the 'Crystal Palace' shown on the south edge of Hyde Park. Above the map are views of the Crystal Palace and the Houses of Parliament, still under construction and without the Clock Tower of Big Ben, and a caprice based on the royal arms.

Additional information

Dimensions 740 × 625 mm
Cartographer

Date

1851

Extra Info

J.G. Heck's Neuester Plan von London und seinen Umgebungen.

Publication

Leipzig: J.J. Weber, 1851. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 625 x 740mm.

Condition

A good example.

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