Bacon's Ordnance Atlas of LONDON AND SUBURBS. (Keyplan)
Lithograph with original hand-stencilled colour, by G.W. Bacon, 127 Strand, the keyplan for Bacon’s New Ordnance Survey Atlas of London and Suburbs, circa 1880.
Image size: 18.1/2” x 21.1/4”, plus borders. Scale: 1.1/2”.
Generally good condition with only minor staining; central fold, as issued showing some sign of wear.
Squared off into one mile squares, likewise in circles; shows the four mile cab radius from Charing Cross, overground and underground railways.
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.
£POA unmounted, unframed.