Date: Circa 1863
Town plan. Drawn and engraved by J.W. Lowry with original outline and later, very fine wash hand colouring. Overall size: 48.8cms x 34.1cms. Image size: 432mm x 333mm. Some repairs extreme bottom margin and some small losses extreme bottom edge else very detailed map in excellent condition.
Edward Weller was a cartographer and engraver based in London. His best known work appears in Cassell’s Weekly Dispatch Atlas, published in monthly segments for subscribers of the “Weekly Dispatch” newspaper. The maps are characterised by their detail and attractive outline colour and up to date information. The majority have an emblematical design of the upper half of a globe with a scroll "the Dispatch atlas" wrapped round it and above is the flying figure of Mercury (messenger of the Gods) .
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