A prospect of the city of London from the south east in the year 1945 [cartographic material] : shewing its architecture, the destruction caused by the King's enemies during the previous five years, and some of the means whereby the safety of the citizens was maintained : 1939-1945 / Cecil Brown delineavit ; drawn by Cecil Brown with notes by Ralph Hyde.
- [London] : London Topographical Society, 1990
- Physical Description:
- 1 view ; 68 x 113 cm., on sheet 84 x 119 cm., folded in cover 22 x 13 cm.
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- Maps & Atlas (printed)
- Not drawn to scale.
- Bird's-eye view.
Cover title: Devastated London : the bombed city as seen from a barrage balloon.
Black-and-white facsim. of col. view made originally in 1945.
Original version: 1945.
In lower margin: Size of original drawing, 9 ft. x 6 ft. 6 in.
In 1949 a reduced-size version of the original view was published by the London Topographical Society (Publication 82).
Includes dedication statement, index to points of interest, inset map with index reference numbers, ill. of angels, and coat-of-arms.
Text by Ralph Hyde, specimen view, and publisher's map list on cover.
- Subject Terms:
- Buildings -- War damage -- England -- London Corporation -- Maps.City of London (England)City of London (England). Corporation -- Aerial views -- Facsimiles.
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Brown, Cecil, 1903-1983, A prospect of the city of London from the south east in the year 1945, 1990