Greenwich & Environs
Greenwich and Environs
Lithograph with original hand-stencilled colour, by G.W. Bacon, 127 Strand, for Bacon’s New Ordnance Survey Atlas of London and Suburbs, circa 1880.
Image size: 1.1/2” x 17.1/4”, plus borders. Scale: 9.3/8” to the mile, divided into half mile squares.
Generally good condition with little or no staining; central fold, as issued.
Shows in good clear detail Greenwich along with Blackheath to the south.
George Washington Bacon (1830-1922) was a London based book and map publisher throughout the second half of the nineteenth and early twentieth century when the firm was amalgamated into the Scottish house of W. & A.K. Johnston.