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Auction 190, Lot 352

"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
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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.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light scattered foxing and a few short splits at the fold junctions.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $230

Closed on 11/16/2022