Map Of The County Of Lincoln
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A detailed map of Lincolnshire with a fine vignette view of the Perpendicular-style Lincoln Cathedral, famous as the tallest building in the world until 1549, (and the first building to hold that title after the Great Pyramid of Giza), and as one of the few English cathedrals built from the rock it is standing on. It doubled for Westminster Abbey for the filming of the Da Vinci Code and Young Victoria!. Christopher and John Greenwood were one of the last private firms to undertake the large-scale mapping of England and Wales, producing many fine multi-sheet county maps from their own survey work as well as these attractive atlas maps. The atlas maps are most frequently found in attractive, full-wash colour across the body of the map, and are distinguished by their precise detail, finely scrolled lettering and vignette views of notable buildings within each county. Published in Christopher and John Greenwood's Atlas Of The Counties Of England, from Actual Surveys made from the Years 1817 to 1833, this particular example comes from the edition issued without a centre fold.
mapmaker: C. & J. Greenwood
place and date of publication: London 1829-1834
medium and colour: steel plate, Original colourref: 42527
size in mm: 580 by 700mm (22.75 by 27.5 inches).
Price: £ 260£ 156
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