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

MAP of the County of NORFOLK, From an Actual Survey made in the Years 1831 AND 1832.

Published: London: Atlas of the Counties of England from Actual Surveys Made from the Years 1817-1832. Greenwood and Co., 1834

Stock code: 56551

Price: £350

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Large and attractive map of Norfolk with a detailed and decorative vignette view of Norwich 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; a few small tears to the margins and a stain to upper right margin, not affecting the image; small stain above Woolpack. Size: 73.5 x 61 cm. (29 x 24 inches)

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