1827 Greenwoood’s Six Sheet Map of London

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By: C. and J. Greenwood.

Date of Original: August 21, 1827

Original Size: 50 x 73 inches (127 x 185.5 cm)

This is fine reprint wall covering of a striking city plan of London presents the city during the Industrial Revolution when the population of the city was around 1.4 million. Through a three-year effort of surveying this map depicts streets, bridges, public buildings, squares, parks, rivers, gardens, fields, and even windmills that made up the city.

Below the map is a decorative cartouche dedicated to His Majesty, King George IV, which is flanked by explanations of the map and two superb views of St Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey.

This map appears in its rare first state and would be updated for six more editions until the year 1854. Of the many maps of London produced over the centuries, this work by Christopher and George Greenwood remains one of the most impressive and lovely of all cartographic works.

Inventory #81039


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- The prints are of giclée quality. They are made using a twelve ink, color printer on  acid-free, archival paper. Colors are guaranteed to last without fading for over 100 years. 
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