Proposed London road improvements, including ST PAUL'S BRIDGE. TITE 1855 map

Proposed London road improvements, including ST PAUL'S BRIDGE. TITE 1855 map

Product SKU: P-6-012077

Price £26.99

'Proposed Metropolitan Improvements referred to by William Tite Esq in his evidence of 4th May 1855' by William Tite Esq. Tite was the architect for the Eastern Counties, London and Blackwall, Gravesend and South Western Railways. He designed many of the early railway stations in London, including the termini of the London and South Western Railway at Vauxhall (Nine Elms), the termini of the London and Blackwall Railway at Minories and Blackwall (1840), Barnes, Barnes Bridge, Chiswick and Kew Br

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'Proposed Metropolitan Improvements referred to by William Tite Esq in his evidence of 4th May 1855'

The map proposed a number of new streets and the widening of other existing streets. Key to the plan was a proposed St Paul's bridge between Blackfriars and Southark bridges, south of St Paul's Cathedral, close to the site of the Millenium foot bridge.

DATE PRINTED: 23 July 1855    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 33.0 x 40.0cm, 13 x 15.75 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique map with original colour, prepared for consideration by the British Parliamentary Select Committee on Metropolitan Communication

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: William Tite Esq. Tite was the architect for the Eastern Counties, London and Blackwall, Gravesend and South Western Railways. He designed many of the early railway stations in London, including the termini of the London and South Western Railway at Vauxhall (Nine Elms), the termini of the London and Blackwall Railway at Minories and Blackwall (1840), Barnes, Barnes Bridge, Chiswick and Kew Bridge railway stations (1849).

PROVENANCE: "Report from the Select Committee on Metropolitan Communications; together with the proceedings of the Committee, minutes of evidence and appendix", order by The House of Commons, to be printed, 23 July 1855, Henry Hansard [Metropolitan Communications Hansard Report]

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