Plan Of Boston
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With vignette views of the Church and Bridge in Boston, and Louth Church and Nocton House. Maps by Thomas Moule (1784-1851) are probably, with those by Speed, the best known of all series of English county maps. Moule also produced a number of town plans. Issued from 1830 the maps combine a clarity of cartographic style with immense detail, by way of vignette views, as well as scenes and portraits relating to the county or town shown. The maps are often set within a gothic architectural or floral surround, into which armorial devices and so on are worked. The 57 maps and plans produced for Moule's "English Counties Delineated", from which this particular example comes, were originally issued as a part-work and remain as popular today as they were in the early years of Queen Victoria's reign.
mapmaker: T. Moule
place and date of publication: London 1837-
medium and colour: steel plate, Colouredref: 41089
size in mm: 240 by 175mm (9.5 by 7 inches).
Price: £ 120
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