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Auction 185, Lot 451

"The Daily Telegraph Picture Map of London",

Subject: London, England

Period: 1950 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

27.5 x 18 inches
69.9 x 45.7 cm
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This charming and colorful pictorial map of London was created by Vale Studios for "Geographia" Ltd. It covers the area from Hyde Park and Regent's Park to London Tower. The densely filled map displays parks, buildings, named streets and images representing interesting sites. The map is surrounded by numerous small vignettes of the various types of people that can be found in London, including artists, business men, policemen, vendors, children, foreigners, and more. The map is accompanied by the original printed title label and plastic bag in which it was distributed.

References: Rumsey #12485.

Condition: A+

Issued folding. Bag is lightly soiled.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/17/2021