River Thames c1885 Henry Taunt Map 8
Original River Thames 'Map 8' 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.
Method: Lithograph print with early albumen prints and additional later hand colour
Creator: Henry W. Taunt
Published: 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
Condition: 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 the old Bablock Hythe Ferry on via the old site of Skinners Weir and Pinkhill Lock and on to Eynsham Bridge. The map is accompanied by three original albumen prints - Eynsham Bridge - Skinners Weir (now removed) - Bablock Hythe Ferry