City of London
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: 18” x 24.3/4”, plus borders. Scale: 9.3/8” to the mile, divided into half mile squares.
Generally good condition though a little time-stained with use; blob of ink near Oxford Street (see image); central fold - as issued - has some subtle restoration.
Shows in good clear detail the areas of Charing Cross, King's Cross, The City and Shoreditch.
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.