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War Office Map of Malta

SKU: 9372
£400.00

Title:
War Office Map of Malta

Date of publication:
1923

Printed Measurement:
76 x 85 cm sheet size

Publisher(s):

  • War Office
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • General Staff Geographical Section
  • Map of the Island of Malta. Prepared in the Royal Engineers Office, Malta.

    In the 1920s Valletta was the location of the Royal Navy's Mediterranean Fleet's headquarters. Prepared on the island, this map of Malta has a grid over-printed in red that shows key features including railways, civil telephone lines and offices, aqueducts and water tanks (‘brackish’ and ‘potable’). Revised to January 1923, and based on the 1910 War Office map, it is GSGS sheet no. 2430, but was advertised as available for public purchase from Stanford’s, Sifton Praed and others.

    Condition & Materials

    Lithographed map, sheet size 76 x 85 cm, printed in colours, old folds with neat restoration to wear along fold lines and to fold intersections on verso, blank verso.

    References

    OCLC: 225626840.