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Title(s):

The railways in Great Britain : also the line of navigation from the principal sea ports to both home and foreign stations.

Published/Created:
[England?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1840 and 1862]
Physical Description:
1 map : on cloth ; 55 x 56 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2011 3d
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,250,000 -- (W 7°22ʹ00ʺ--E 1°59ʹ00ʺ/N 55°59ʹ00ʺ--N 49°58ʹ00ʺ).
Notes:
Printed on cloth.
Railways and lines of sea navigation are delineated in red.
"The main route through Essex to Ipswich is described as the Eastern Counties Railway, dating the handkerchief to between 1840 and 1862 (when the Eastern Counties Railway became the Great Eastern Railway)"--Essex Record Office.
Bradshaw & Blacklock published maps with a very similar title circa 1843. The content of Bradshaw & Blacklock maps, however, does not match that of the present map.
The title cartouche depicts a train crossing an unidentified viaduct.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain -- Maps.
Harbors -- Great Britain -- Maps.
Railroads -- Great Britain -- Maps.
Form/Genre:
Maps.
Transportation maps.
Cloth maps.
Cloth prints.
Printed textile materials.
Textiles.
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