Taunt Map 18 Published 1885
Original River Thames 'Map 18' by Henry W. Taunt c1885 Photographer to the Oxford Architectural and Historical Society from 'A New Map of The River Thames from Thames Head to London' on a scale of two inches to a mile. With original tipped in albumen prints that were added to the map before publication. A unique and exceptional smaller map of the river Thames.
Lithograph print with early albumen prints and additional later hand colour by Henry W. Taunt
In 'A New Map of The River Thames from Thames Head to London' c1885 Oxford Taunt & Co 9 & 10 Broad Street, London, Simpkin Marshall & Co, Stationers Hall Court
Original lithograph map in overall good condition, centre fold as issued. Finely detailed with later hand colouring and some age tone.
Approx engraved area: 7" x 9" (180mm x 230mm)
Notes: An unusual small map of the stretch of the river Thames that runs from Hardwicke House via Mapledurham and Purley on Thames through Norcot area and on to Caversham and Reading. The map is accompanied by three original albumen prints - Hardwicke - Mapledurham - Caversham.
A genuine antique map over 130 years old.