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A Plan of London and its Environs by Richard Creighton

£450.00 Approx $618.98, €526.93

Code: 54206

Date: 1841

Steel engraving ; later hand colouring.  Engraved by J.& C.Walker. Overall size  : 53cms.x 43.5cms . Image size : 469mm.x 388mm. Folds as published. Highly detailed finely engraved map.  Tate Britain is shown as Penitentiary House. The plan extends from Chelsea in the South West to Regent’s Park in the North West; from Hackney in the North East to Rotherhithe in the South East.   It is decorated with the crests of Westminster, the City of London and Southwark. All public spaces, parks and major thoroughfares are highlighted. Drawn by Richard Creighton and engraved by James and Charles Walker.   Very good condition apart from two marginal strengthenings and 12cms re-instatement with old paper top left margin see photograph of verso.
Howgego, Printed Maps Of London, 330 (3).