London Metropolitan Archives

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London Metropolitan Archives - Latest news, articles and photos

See the Magnificent Maps of London
See the Magnificent Maps of London

See the Magnificent Maps of London

Maps are curious documents - they are often aesthetically pleasing to look at, and they convey useful information, but they are also often intensely political, defining boundaries and borders where power and ownership lay.

Apr
20
City of London’s oldest map to go on display
City of London’s oldest map to go on display

City of London’s oldest map to go on display

A 450-year old map that shows one of the earliest surviving contemporary images of London will go on display next month.

Mar
25