Bacon’s Postwar Map of the City of LondonSKU: 8537
Bacon’s Postwar Map of the City of London
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42.5 x 71.5 cm
Bacon’s Large Scale Plan of the City of London –Bacon’s Coloured Plan of the City of London… “Blitzed” areas shown
Folding map of the City, 42.5 x 71.5 cm, printed in colours, blank verso, folding into original stiff card wraps with 16 pp. index and b/w Underground map on the lower cover; ownership signature of L.W. Turner, dated 11.1.48. A
A highly detailed map of London on a scale of 12 inches to one mile, this is also one of relatively few commercial maps to depict the extent of wartime bomb damage. ‘Blitzed City Areas’ account for roughly one third of the City.