London by Thomas Moule
Title: Environs London by Thomas Moule 19th Century Antique Map
Publication: Barclay's English Dictionary
Highly decorative map of London by William Schmollinger for Moule's English County maps if the rarest of all the 'Moule' maps.
This is a guaranteed, original antique (we do not sell modern reproductions) map dated circa 1837, with recent hand colouring.
Based on James Bingley's Environs Of London map published 3 Nov 1828 it has an oval foliate and cornucopia vignette border, with image of Old Father Thames bottom centre. The cornucopia contain fruit, flowers and wheat, representing agriculture, and ivory, gold chain, pearls, jewels and coins, representing commerce. Vignettes include 'New London Bridge', 'Suspension Bridge Hammersmith', 'Triumphal Arch', and the 'New Post Office'.
Condition: Later hand colouring, paper loss and repair bottom centre, some printer's marks to margins. Priced accordingly
Image size: 270 x 210mm
10.5 x 8.25 " approx.
Order No. 3144