London

Woolwich.

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: 24.75” x 18”, plus borders. Scale: 4” to the mile, divided into half mile squares.

Generally good condition with only minor staining; central fold, as issued.

Shows in good clear detail the Victoria Dock north of the river, and to the south, Charlton, Woolwich, Plumstead, Shooter's Hill, Lee Green, Eltham and Mottingham. areas of .

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.
 

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