Ref: Lon007, 1837, Edward Mogg
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Taken from the original antique copper engraved map or plan first published in 1806 by Edward Mogg. The map was continually updated and this edition was published in 1837. Extending from Hyde Park in the west to the Mile End Road in the East and from Pentonville in the north to Kennington in the South. At the bottom of the map is "A list of 500 of the principal places with references to their situation in the above plan".
In England Queen Victoria ascended to the throne and the architect Sir John Soanes, designer of the Bank of England, dies. Overseas Britain entered Afghanistan preventing the Persians from occupying Heart and in America the Sioux give up their lands on the Mississippi river. Edward Mogg was a cartographer who flourished in the early to mid 19th century. He worked from 51 Charing Cross and engraved and published a number of fine maps of London. The population of London in the 1831 consensus was 1,474,000 rising to 1,870,000 by the census of 1841.
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We make our own frames from moulding hand finished in our workshops. The standard finish is a distressed black with a gold slip inserted for the larger maps.
We finish the moulding in two other colours, Antique Red and Antique Green. These colours can be used on any of our prints or maps, both reproductions and originals, but have been chosen specifically to suit some of the antique prints and illustrations.
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