This is a more detailed map to accompany the smaller-scale Environs of Liverpool map (see my other listings) from the Royal Atlas of England and Wales, published in 1898. Although not covering nearly as great an area as the other map, this plan includes the names of individual roads, docks, railway stations, parks and the grounds of the two biggest football teams on Merseyside.
As well as an index to streets down either side, there are concentric circles showing distances from the Town Hall, each one quarter of a mile apart. The version available here is an adapted version of the original, with the parliamentary wards colour-coded.
This is a beautiful piece of art in its own right. The size of the print makes it a wonderful object to hang in your home, and the high quality of the paper makes it perfect for framing.
This item, and other maps of Liverpool just like it, are available to preview as high resolution interactive maps on the website Historic Liverpool.
Note that the images on this page don’t give a great impression of just how good this map is, because the imagery has been compressed. This is a high definition print of a large digital file.
You can buy the print at its original size, or at a larger size, equivalent to A3. These scans are so good that no detail is lost in the enlargement!
- High resolution mapping – hugely detailed!
- Beautiful Victorian workmanship
- Printed on weighty archival paper
- Sizes: Standard – 20″ (50cm) x 16″ (40cm); or Large (A2) – 23.4″ (59.4cm) x 16.5″ (42cm)
Whether as a gift for a loved one, or to treat yourself to something for hanging in the study, this map is a fascinating piece of history you’ll want to study again and again!