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Map, engraving, Bird's Eye View of the Isle of Wight, scale about 1 mile to 1 inch, by Arthur W Fowles, marine artist, engraved by Lewis Becker, London, printed by James Briddon, Esplanade, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, 1870s-80s?
map feature:-  colour printed & folded & card cover & coast shaded & county & north point & scale line & rivers & relief & hill shading & settlements & roads & railways & shipping routes
inscription:-  printed -on- bottom ARTHUR Wm FOWLES, Marine Artist, Ryde / Published by J. Briddon, Esplanade, Ventnor Copyright / THE ISLE OF WIGHT / Printed in Colours by James Briddon, Ventnor / ENGRAVED BY LEWIS BECKER, LONDON
inscription:-  printed -on- cover BIRD'S EYE VIEW / OF THE / ISLE OF WIGHT, / Shewing its Towns, Villages, / Hills, Hamlets, Chines, Carriage Roads, / Railways, &c., at one View. / BEING THE / Best Tourists' Guide Published. / PRICE SIXPENCE. / ...
scale line:-  5 miles = 124.4 mm
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 65000 ? (1 to 64684 from scale line assuming modern mile, and assuming it has a scale)

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MN: 7.1.2002