Speed County Maps

Hand coloured maps of British counties and provinces first published in 1611 by John Speed in his famous atlas titled "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine".

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  • Dalston's German Hospital and Florence Nightingale!

    These old maps are really worth a close look, and can be the source of some fascinating stories. Take this map from our London 1888 Collection, "Shacklewell, Clapton, Hackney, Dalston (E) (London 1888 Sheet 9)".http://www.oldtowns-maps.co.uk/products/shacklewell-clapton-hackney-hackney-downs-london-1888-sheet-9Just making it onto the map... read more

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