Updates and Musings

This is a quick post that isn’t really designed to be read, but is to collect my thoughts about what jobs need to be done around my various web presences such as updating, tidying up, general procrastination as well as maybe other projects that have fallen by the wayside that need to be picked up again. Guess I’m going through a…

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George Rollos: World 1760

The latest addition to my collection, another world map from the Pickwick Gallery in Stratford-Upon-Avon from where I source most of my new additions.  Title “An accurate map of the world drawn from the best authorities”. This one is taken from the “Geographical Dictionary”, 1760, engraved by George Rollos and as far as I can ascertain drawn by Sieur Robert…

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Fullerton: England 1839

A continuing series of posts to highlight my small antique map collection. All scans are taken directlly from an original copy, not a reproduction. Map of England taken from James Bell’s “A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific, or a Physical, Political and Statistical Account of the World and its Various Divisions” published by Archibald Fullarton in Glasgow 1939. See…

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Fullerton: Warwickshire 1848

A continuing series of posts to highlight my small antique map collection. All scans are taken directlly from an original copy, not a reproduction. Map of Warwickshire from “The Parliamentary Gazetter of England and Wales” published by A. Fullerton and Co., 1848. From Berkshire Byways: Gazetteers and popular atlases were a speciality of Fullerton & Co. The firm started in…

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