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Map of London 1746
This is the famous Rocque's Map of London, first published in 1746. The plan covers the cities of London, Westminster, and borough of Southwark. It was surveyed by John Rocque and engraved by John Pine on twenty-four separate sheets. It took nearly ten years to survey, engrave and publish the map. The Rocque's map of London has been described as 'a magnificent example of cartography, and one of the greatest and most handsome plans of any city'. The map was financed through a system that resemble today's 'crowdfunding', people subscribing to obtain a copy, paying one guinea as a deposit and two guineas when the map was received.
Our Map Reproductions are handmade in our Los Angeles studio using heavyweight 23 mil Epson Exhibition Satin Canvas. This elegantly textured canvas features a semi-gloss satin surface that is enhanced with protective elastic polymers. Decorative wood is assembled on the top and bottom, with two eye-hooks mounted on the top piece. We also supply a jute rope twine that can be attached between the two eye-hooks to complete the vintage feel of a roll down canvas scroll.
This canvas map is available in multiple sizes which you can select from the drop down menu when ordering. Check out the different sizes placed in a room added to our listing photos.
Small - 18 x 28 inches
Med. -- 28 x 44 inches
This map ships rolled in a rigid tube and is ready to hang!
During the restoration process, we pay great attention to matching the colors to the original maps. Please note that your computer screen might display slightly different colors than our professionally calibrated monitors.
Allow 3-5 days before shipping as our maps are made to order. We offer free shipping on orders of $35.00 or more.