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Old Map Of Birmingham Gallery

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Choose from 18 pictures in our Old Map Of Birmingham collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping.


Old Map of Birmingham 1851 by John Tallis
Old Map of Birmingham 1851 by John Tallis
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Old Map of Birmingham 1795 by C. Pye
Old Map of Birmingham 1795 by C. Pye
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Old Map of Birmingham Surveyed in 1731 by William Westley
Old Map of Birmingham Surveyed in 1731 by William Westley
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Old Map of the Manufacturing Districts of Staffordshire and Worcestershire 1836
Old Map of the Manufacturing Districts of Staffordshire and Worcestershire 1836
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Old Map of Birmingham 1898 from the Royal Atlas by Bartholomew
Old Map of Birmingham 1898 from the Royal Atlas by Bartholomew
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Old Map of Birmingham 1893 from the Comprehensive Gazetteer Atlas of England and Wales
Old Map of Birmingham 1893 from the Comprehensive Gazetteer Atlas of England and Wales
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Old Map of Birmingham 1883
Old Map of Birmingham 1883
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Old Map of Birmingham Surveyed in 1750 by Samuel Bradford
Old Map of Birmingham Surveyed in 1750 by Samuel Bradford
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Old Map of Birmingham 1810
Old Map of Birmingham 1810
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Old Map of Birmingham 1866 by Fullarton & Co
Old Map of Birmingham 1866 by Fullarton & Co
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Old Map of Birmingham 1832 by James Drake
Old Map of Birmingham 1832 by James Drake
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Old Map of Birmingham 1834 by John Dower and William Orr
Old Map of Birmingham 1834 by John Dower and William Orr
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Old Map of Birmingham 1834 by John Dower and William Orr Featured Print

Old Map of Birmingham 1834 by John Dower and William Orr

A highly detailed reproduction city map of Birmingham originally published in London, 1834. Interestingly it shows the planned route of the Grand Junction Railway coming into the North of Birmingham, before the route was changed. Highly respected throughout England and Western Europe, William S. Orr was an early nineteenth century printseller and publisher, particularly of atlases and gazetteers. His maps of cities, counties and countries are noteworthy for their accuracy and very fine detailing. Indeed, few publishers from this period could compete with Orr for the large amount of information his maps contained. This original engraved map hails from Orr's 1834 Atlas, which contained not only all the regions of the world but plans of the primary cities as well. The engraving for the 1834 Atlas was entrusted mainly to the Pentonville artist, John Dower. Dower was well known for his maps and for his engravings of military scenes. So finely engraved is this map of Birmingham that one can only appreciate Dower's work with the aid of a magnifying lens. No finer example of early nineteenth century cartography exists than this engraved city map with it's inset engraving of the Town Hall and reference key of major buildings. John Dower and William S. Orr were highly respected mapmakers, print sellers, and publishers of early 19th century London. Their work is known for is stunning accuracy and indeed, their work includes some of the most information rich maps of the period. In addition to his cartographic work, Dower is well known as an engraver of military scenes. Their primary work is the 1834 British Cyclopaedia

Old Map of Birmingham 1816
Old Map of Birmingham 1816
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Old Map of Birmingham 1825
Old Map of Birmingham 1825
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Old Map of Birmingham 1808
Old Map of Birmingham 1808
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Old Map Birmingham 1805 by J. Sherriff
Old Map Birmingham 1805 by J. Sherriff
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Old Map of Birmingham Surveyed in 1750 by Thomas Hanson
Old Map of Birmingham Surveyed in 1750 by Thomas Hanson
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Old Map of Aston Manor near Birmingham 1796
Old Map of Aston Manor near Birmingham 1796
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