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The Ordnance Survey London, Five feet to the Mile maps were published between 1893-1896, using a process pioneered by the Ordnance Survey called photozincography, a form of lithography. This set of 753 maps is owned by the National Library of Scotland (NLS). Scans and georeferenced images were generously provided to us in 2014 as part of a joint project under the guidance of Christopher Fleet, Senior Map Curator at the NLS. This set of maps includes 753 of the original 759 map set. For more detailed information on the London, Five feet to the Mile maps, see the excellent summaries and map presentations on the NLS website, http://maps.nls.uk
The Pub Date of 1896 is latest date of the publication dates of the London, Five feet to the Mile maps, 1893 to 1896. The Date field date is the actual publication date of each sheet.
R.N. Hyde, Printed Maps of Victorian London (London, 1975). Richard R. Oliver, Ordnance Survey Maps: a concise guide for historians, 2nd revised & enlarged edn. (London, 2005).
Our Image No. corresponds to the image file number used by the National Library of Scotland, with the exception of the one composite map image.