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GREENWOOD, C&J. Engraved by DOWER, J.

MAP of the County of CUMBERLAND, from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1821 & 1822.

Published: London. 1834

Stock code: 56556

Price: £300

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Large and attractive map of Cumberland with a detailed and decorative vignette view of Carlisle Cathedral lower right. During the eighteenth century each county map was a separate project sponsored by the local gentry. By 1800 nearly all English counties had been surveyed. In the early nineteenth century two enterprises attempted to survey all the English counties: the brothers Christopher and John Greenwood, and Andrew Bryant. This map comes from the Greenwoods atlas, which was published in parts, but was never completed.

Steel engraving. Original colour with later additions. Very good condition; small repaired tear to top margin; light stains to margins, very slightly affecting the image. Size: 73.5 x 63 cm.

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