Old maps of London

There’s an exhibition of a great collection of rare old maps of London at the Oxo Tower this weekend as part of the Thames Festival. Here are a few of the highlights

Cruchley

George Cruchley’s Plan of Early Victorian London (1843) – covering Highgate to Dulwich and Hammersmith to Greenwich.

Ogilby

Titled “The First Accurate and Detailed Map of London” by John Ogilby and William Morgan, “all the Streets, Lanes, Alleys, Courts, Yards, Churches, Halls, Houses” at a scale of 100 foot/inch from 1676.

Greenwood

Christopher and John Greenwood spent three years carrying out the survey for this six sheet map published in 1827

Rocque_16sheets

Sixteen sheet map by Rocque published in 1768.


More information about the maps from Daniel Crouch Rare books with prices for any visiting Oligarchs and deposed dictators

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