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Bacon’s Postwar Map of the City of London

SKU: 8537
£300.00

Title:
Bacon’s Postwar Map of the City of London

Date of publication:
c.1947

Printed Measurement:
42.5 x 71.5 cm

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • George Washington Bacon & Co. Ltd
  • 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.