19th Century Street Map of London by James Wyld
Title: Wyld's New Plan of London
Publication: Published by James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen 11 & 12 Charring Cross, and 457 Strand, Charring Cross.
Description: Extensive street map of London with decorative border including vignettes of The Houses of Parliament, St Paul's Cathedral, Crystal Palace, National Gallery, Buckingham Palace, British Museum, Bank of England, Mr. Wyld's Model of Earth in Leicester Square, London Bridge, General Post Office, Her Majesty's Theatre. Titles, keys and scales in French and German. A woodcut print originally published for the Great Exhibition of 1851, there were several subsequent versions.
Condition: Folding pocket map in 40 sections, laid on museum board, some wear to folds, later hand colouring.
Image size: 560 x 960mm,
22 x 37.75" approx.
Order No. 3333