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Victorian map of London

DAVIES, Benjamin Rees.

Davies's Map of the British Metropolis containing the Boundaries of the Boroughs, the County Court Districts & the Sewers Districts, Also the Railroads & Stations, Cemeteries, Landing Piers on River, the New Roads, Streets & All Modern Improvements. From Authentic Documents and Actual Survey.
London, Davies & Letts, Son & Steer, 1848. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, 670 x 905mm.

A large and detailed antique map of London, covering from Hammersmith in the west, clockwise to Highgate, Leytonstone, West Ham, Brixton, Putney and Barnes.

Of interest is the 'Proposed Embankment, Act passed 1846', a fore-runner of the Chelsea Embankment not opened until 1874, and the 'proposed' Chelsea Bridge'. Just off Wood Lane in Shepherds Bush, now home to the BBC Television Centre, is a building marked 'Leper's House'.

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Stock ID : 21094

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Stock Id :21094

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Victorian map of London

DAVIES, Benjamin Rees.

Davies's Map of the British Metropolis containing the Boundaries of the Boroughs, the County Court Districts & the Sewers Districts, Also the Railroads & Stations, Cemeteries, Landing Piers on River, the New Roads, Streets & All Modern Improvements. From Authentic Documents and Actual Survey.
London, Davies & Letts, Son & Steer, 1848. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, 670 x 905mm.

A large and detailed antique map of London, covering from Hammersmith in the west, clockwise to Highgate, Leytonstone, West Ham, Brixton, Putney and Barnes.

Of interest is the 'Proposed Embankment, Act passed 1846', a fore-runner of the Chelsea Embankment not opened until 1874, and the 'proposed' Chelsea Bridge'. Just off Wood Lane in Shepherds Bush, now home to the BBC Television Centre, is a building marked 'Leper's House'.

HOWGEGO: 410; HYDE: 39.
Stock ID : 21094

£1,600

£1,600

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