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FA1998.283:- 

Map, engraving, Isle of Wight, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, published by James Wyld, 457 Strand, London, 1877.
An inset map shows the route of the London and South Western Railway, LSWR, and the Portsmouth Direct line, from London to ports at Southampton, Portsmouth and Gosport, Hampshire.
map feature:-  not coloured & mounted & sectioned for folding & slip case & scale line & coast form lines & rivers & relief & hill hachuring & woods & settlements & roads & railways & parishes
inscription:-  printed -on- lower left MAP / OF THE / ISLE OF WIGHT / FROM THE / GOVERNMENT SURVEYS / AND / Other Authorities. / BY / JAMES WYLD, GEOGRAPHER TO THE QUEEN, 457 STRAND, W.C. / 1877
inscription:-  printed -on- label on slip case JAMES WYLD / Geographer TO HER Majesty / ... / 457 STRAND / 2 Doors from Trafalgar Square. / MAPS, CHARTS, GLOBES & GEOGRAPHICAL WORKS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION / 457 Strand, 11 & 12 Charing Cross & 2 Royal Exchange.
scale line:-  3 miles = 73.8 mm
dimension:-  scale = 1 to 65000 ? (1 to 65420 from scale line assuming modern mile)

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