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Bryant's Folding Map of the Thames

SKU: 9784

Bryant's Folding Map of the Thames

Date of publication:

  • 1863
  • Place of publication:


  • Vacher & Sons
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Mapmaker:

  • FW Bryant
  • Map of the River Thames, shewing locks, bridges, adjacent roads & railways, drawn expressly for the Rowing Almanack & Oarsman’s Companion

    The lithographer’s address is given as 29 Parliament Street, which the firm occupied until 1866. The Rowing Almanac was published annually from 1861, and a printed advert on the front pastedown of our map includes a review of the third issue of 1863.  Read more

    Condition & Materials 

    Lithographed folding map, printed area measurement 20 x 53 cm, original hand colour (blue to Thames, some bridges numbered in red), laid on linen, folding into blue cloth covers lettered direct in gilt, minor wear. 

    Ink ownership stamp of E.C. Priestley. A printed note in the bottom left margin of the map states: ‘sold separately, mounted in case 1/-’. 


    One copy located in the River & Rowing Museum at Henley-on-Thames; not on Worldcat. Read less