"The Pictorial Plan of London",
Subject: London, England
Period: 1906 (circa)
Color: Printed Color
30.9 x 16.8 inches
78.5 x 42.7 cm
This attractive bird's-eye view of London extends from Kensington Palace east to the London Docks and from Regents Park south to Kennington Oval. Scores of individual buildings are drawn with a three-dimensional effect including Buckingham Palace, Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Numerous boats fill the Thames River, and the view is surrounded by a decorative strapwork border. Published by the Charles Baker & Company with a large advertisement on verso for the company's clothing line for boys and men, featuring the "Best Value, Style and Selection in London." The verso also contains a "Street Map of London" by John Bartholomew. Self-folding in pictorial wrappers.
Issued folding with light scattered foxing and a few short splits at the fold junctions.