Bacon’s Postwar Map of the City of London

£300.00

Bacon’s Large Scale Plan of the City of London –Bacon’s Coloured Plan of the City of London… “Blitzed” areas shown

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Title

Bacon’s Postwar Map of the City of London

Mapmaker(s)

George Washington Bacon & Co. Ltd

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

c.1947

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

42.5 x 71.5 cm

Full Description

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.