Mapping International London through Time

Andrew J. Wein - Mar 26, 2007
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London: A Life In Maps brings together around 200 maps, plans and exhibits to tell the story of London’s development from Roman times to the present day. According to Peter Barber, Head of the Maps Library at the British Library and curator of the show, the exhibition is long overdue. “This is the first major exhibition devoted to London maps for 40 years,” he explained. The British Library Map Library is the UK’s national map library, containing nearly 4.5 million maps, atlases, globes and books on cartography in its collection, thousands of which are just of London

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