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HAMMERSMITH KENSINGTON NOTTING HILL Vintage London Street Plan Antique Map c1915


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An Original Vintage Map of


Published by The Geographical Institute, Edinburgh circa, 1915 by John Bartholomew & Son


" Handy Reference Atlas of London and Suburbs"

A highly detailed, large scale, (divided into half mile squares ) colour printed map of this part of London covering also Earls Court, Shepherds Bush and Holland Park.

The exceptional detail includes railway stations such as Queens Road Bayswater ( now known as Queensway), Uxbridge Road ( now demolished) , West Bromtom ( also now demolished). Other areas of interest shown are Kensington Gardens, Olympia and Chelsea Football Ground. Virtually every street is also clearly named .

The map was printed in two separate halves which have been conjoined using archival tape ( neutral pH) on the reverse side. There are unrelated maps printed on the back .

Fine, virtually unmarked condition .

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Measuring approx. 11 " x 9" (280mm x 230mm) overall.

Eminently suitable for framing.


NM D 5 18


John George Bartholomew (22 March 1860 ? 14 April 1920) was a British Cartographer and Geographer. As a holder of a Royal Warrant, he used the title "Cartographer to the King"; for this reason he was sometimes known by the epithet "the Prince of Cartography".

It was he who introduced the use of coloured contour layer maps; he also anticipated the needs of late nineteenth and early 20-century travellers by publishing street maps of major cities, cycling maps, railway timetable maps, and road maps for automobiles.

The first edition of this atlas was published in 1908 .

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