Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Old Photographs of UK Villages and Towns

As well as old maps, I'm sort of interested in old photographs. I came accross the Frith Collection and was impressed. They have a hugh collection of stunning photograph prints and they print out  each photograph individually for you. This brings out the utmost clarity and detail.

You can buy your chosen photograph in sepia or black & white. Buy unmounted, mounted or framed, or even on canvas!

Old Historical Photos of UK Villages & Towns

Ideal for research into your Local or Family History, they also make the perfect, thoughtful present at Christmas-time, Easter, Mothers Day, Fathers Day, and for Birthdays & Anniversaries!

Monday, 11 April 2011

Frederick W Rose Serio-Comic War Map Date:1877

Comic Map of RussiaPolitical map of Europe for the year 1877 with Russia depicted as an Octopus.

Key features
Frame size (ext.): 700mm x 540mm (27.5” x 21.25”)
Internal mount : 609mm x 457mm (24” x 18”)
Mapping area: 500mm x 342mm (24.75” x 13.5”)
Mount: Pale ivory Frame size: 52cm (2”)
Frame material: composite with gold finish
Glaze: acrylic glass

The English Counties from Bacon’s 1900 Atlas

All the Counties of England covered in this elegant collection of county maps taken from Bacon’s Commercial and Library Atlas of the British Isles of 1900.

In his introduction to the Atlas, George Bacon was expressed the hope “that it will be pronounced unique and unrivalled, no such complete and extensive collection of Home Maps having hitherto been published. The County Maps are all based on the latest Ordnance Surveys".

His confidence was justified; the maps stand today as accurate and elegant portraits of late-Victorian Britain from the time of the 1901 Census, and will prove fascinating to historians, genealogists and gift buyers; indeed to anyone with an interest in their county’s past.
Bacon's Maps

Discovering the Secret History of where you live

Whether your interest in the past involves genealogy, local history, transport, development or discovering the secret history of the landscape where you live or across which you walk, drive or cycle, our historical maps are invaluable works of reference – historical documents available in a range of modern formats.

"Cassini Historical Maps provide a wonderful key to the past - a key to a treasure-trove for everyone who wants to know what has happened to their world.

" Terry Jones, popular TV historian and ex-Monty Python  Start your discovery now!

Sunday, 3 April 2011

A Range of Decorative Maps of London
From the British Library Collection       

Interested in Historic Maps of London?Find fascinating, decorative and practical gift ideas for anyone with an interest in maps. You can also create something personalised, unique and an ideal gift for someone interested in research into local or family History.      
Gifts for your friends, your relatives ­ or even for yourself.

Compare the Past & Present Landscape as you Walk.
The Times "Best UK Walks" Guide