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Creator:
G.W. Bacon & Co.
Title(s):

Bacon's large print map of London and suburbs [cartographic material].

Additional Title(s):

Large print map of London and suburbs

Bacon's large-print map of London and suburbs with guide.

Large-print map of London and suburbs with guide

Strangers' guide to London.

Published/Created:
[London] : G.W. Bacon & Co., [ca. 1910?]
Physical Description:
1 map : col. ; 69.2 x 85.6 cm, folded in cover 19 x 12 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G5754.L7 B37 1910
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:26,500] -- (W 0°19ʹ30ʺ--E 0°0ʹ58ʺ/N 51°34ʹ48ʺ--N 51°24ʹ47ʺ).
Notes:
Map of the London metropolitan area, showing tram and bus routes, railways, public buildings, and boundaries of counties and postal districts.
Cover title, on publisher's cloth folder: Bacon's large-print map of London and suburbs with guide.
The map is undated. The Edgware branch of the Northern Line (London Underground) includes Golders Green station (opened 1907) but not Brent Cross station (opened 1923). The map also depicts the grounds of the Franco-British Exhibition, which were erected in 1908.
Accompanied by text and index: Strangers' guide to London (62 p.).
Includes key to railway abbreviations.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original red cloth folder. With booklet, Strangers' guide to London (62 p.). Another version of the present map, cataloged seprately (G5754.L7 B37 1910a), lacks the demarcation of postal districts (present here) and has varying advertisements in the booklet.
Subject Terms:
G.W. Bacon & Co. -- Publisher.
London (England) -- Guidebooks.
London (England) -- Maps.
London Metropolitan Area (England) -- Maps.
Form/Genre:
Maps -- England -- London -- 1910.
Chromolithographs -- 1910.
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