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Lee's Pictorial Map of Wales

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Lee's Pictorial Map of Wales

Date of publication:

  • c.1952
  • Place of publication:


  • original
  • Mapmaker:

  • Kerry Lee
  • Cymru am byth!

    This map features happy holidaymakers, figures from Welsh history stretching from Owain Glydnwr to David Lloyd George, and from a Roman legionary at Caerleon to a woman in Welsh national dress sweeping a French invader from Fishguard, a reference to the landing in 1798. The map is also populated with castles, railways, saints, scholars and other 'types' such as 'the coracle man'.  Read more

    Kerry Lee (1902-1988) was a commercial artist and poster designer between the mid 1930s and the 1960s. Lee’s characteristic signature appears bottom right, accompanied by an image of the artist seated at his easel with his dog.

    Condition & Materials

    Double royal pictorial map, printed area 103 x 65 cm, printed in colours, old folds (as issued), one or two marginal nicks, blank verso. Published by British railways, London Midland Region, in association with the Welsh Tourist Board. Read less