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Stanford, Edward, 1827–1904
Stanford's library map of London and its suburbs [cartographic material].
Additional Title(s):
Library map of London and its suburbs
London : Edward Stanford, 1862.
Physical Description:
1 map on 24 sheets : hand col. ; 185 x 154 cm, sheets 31 x 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G5754 .L7 1862+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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View a digital version in the Beinecke Library's Digital Images Online database (32 L84 1862B)
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale 1:10,560. -- (W 0°13ʹ50ʺ--E 0°0ʹ45ʺ/N 51°34ʹ50ʺ--N 51°24ʹ20ʺ).
BAC: British Art Center copy features match the description of Hyde 91 (1). Date of publication not present (may have been trimmed). Sheets mounted on linen, in four sections. When folded, outer panels adorned with blue patterned paper. Key map (in four divisions) affixed to outer panels.
BEIN 32 L84 1862B: Imperfect: all wanting except sheets 12 and 16.
"This map is also frequently to be seen mounted as one sheet with a wide border pasted around its outside limits ... The map shows ... the boundaries of the counties, county court districts, the City and the parliamentary boroughs, the metropolitan local management districts, parishes, poor law districts, rural deaneries, postal districts, police court divisions, registrty districts, and registry sub-divisions."--Hyde.
Depicts metropolitan London, from Shepherds Bush in the west to Greenwich in the east, and from Highgate in the north to Anerley in the south.
Relief shown by spot heights.
In portfolio with index map/characteristic sheet pasted to front flap.
Hyde, R. Printed maps of Victorian London, 1851-1900, no. 91 (1), and p. 12-13
Boyle, L. London, 228
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- Maps.
Suburbs -- England -- London -- Maps.
Engravings -- 1862.

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