A reproduction of Tallis' Map produced for the Great Exhibition of 1851. This map records the extent of London in the mid 19th century, with 48 views of prominent buildings in the margins. Available at the Museum of London or Stanfords.
Very interesting. I've seen the Psalter world map before (mappa mundi) from 1265. It deals less with accurate geography than it does with politics, ethnography, and the Bible. At the center of the map is Jerusalem.
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Scully: On the old mariner maps, the cartographers would designate unexplored territories by simply writing "Here Be Monsters". Mulder: I've seen the same thing on maps of New York City. — The X-Files, "Quagmire"
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