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Rowntree’s Map of Pubs & Poverty in York

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Rowntree’s Map of Pubs & Poverty in York

Date of publication:

  • 1901
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 29 x 23 cm
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Map of York showing the position of the Licensed Houses (Fifteen Licensed Houses in the outlying parts of the City are not included in this Map).

    This map was published in Rowntree’s research on degrees of wealth and poverty in York, ‘Poverty, a Study of Town Life’, which was inspired by Booth’s work in London. It shows the concentration of pubs in some of the oldest – and poorest – districts in the city centre. Read more

    Condition & Materials

    Lithographed town plan of York, map 29 x 23 cm [sheet size 38.5 x 27 cm], printed in colours, blank verso.  Read less