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Planning The Manchester Ship Canal

SKU: 4450
£100.00

Title:
Planning The Manchester Ship Canal

Date of publication:
1883

Place of publication:
London

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • Illustrated London News
  • Construction on the Manchester Shipping Canal began in 1887, and the canal opened in 1894. It was an engineering marvel, the largest river navigation canal in the world, transforming Manchester from a landlocked city into a major sea port.

    Condition & Materials 

    Lithographed map, image 24.5 x 77 cm, sheet size 30.5 x 83 cm, printed in colours, old folds, blank verso. Published as a supplement to ‘The Illustrated London News’, February 3rd 1883.