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Dispatch 1863
 
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Map, Hampshire Northern Division and Southern Division, 2 sheets, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Edward Weller, 1858, published by The Weekly Dispatch, newspaper, 139 Fleet Street, London, 1858 and 1863.

Published in 'The Dispatch Atlas. London. Published at the 'Weekly Dispatch' Office, 139, Fleet Street, London, and sold by all Booksellers and Newsagents, 1863.'
The atlas is a collection of maps published with the newspaper 1856-62, world and county maps; its size is 13 5/8 x 18 7/8 ins.

Published with others in one of 19 monthly parts of 'Cassell's British Atlas: consisting of counties of England, with large divisional maps of Scotland, Ireland, and Wales; copious maps of all the principal routes of railway throughout the country, with indications of every object of importance and interest to the Traveller along the lines; separate maps of Cities, Towns, and places of importance; the Great Map of London, on a scale of nine inches to the mile, with the suburbs and environs, and also a facsimile of Ralph Aggas's Map of Old London, as it was in the time of Queen Elizabeth. London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, La Belle Sauvage Yard, Ludgate Hill, E.C.' 1864-67.
In the 1864-67 map all traces of connection with the Weekly Dispatch are removed; author and engraver's names are moved to below the title, and a new imprint added; notes and statistics from the 1861 census are added.

Published, mostly printed by lithographic transfer, sometimes enlarged, with alterations, especially to roads and railways, in an atlas or loose, by G W Bacon and Co, Strand, London, 1869-1902.
The map might be labelled 'Bacon's map of ...', 'Bacon's new series of county maps ...', 'Bacon's illustrated map of ...', ...

Published in 'Bacon's New Quarto Atlas ... of the Counties of England.' G W Bacon and Co, 1876.

Published in 'New Ordnance Atlas of the British Isles' by G W Bacon and Co, 1883.

Published in 'New Large Scale Atlas of the British Isles' by G W Bacon and Co, about 1885.

Published in 'Commercial and Library Atlas of the British Isles ...' by G W Bacon and Co, about 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1900, 1901.

Published in 'Bacon's Popular Atlas of the British Isles ...' by G W Bacon and Co, about 1907.
 
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example:-  map -- HMCMS:FA2000.46
map feature:-  scale line & lat and long scales (rectangular) & rivers & harbours & relief & hill hachuring & woods & forests & parks & county & electoral data & descriptive text (statistics for about 1861-62) & settlements & roads & railways & canals & fortifications & castles
inscription:-  printed -- lower left HAMPSHIRE / (NORTH DIVISION) / BY EDWD. WELLER F.R.G.S.
inscription:-  printed -- lower left HAMPSHIRE / (SOUTH DIVISION) / BY EDWD. WELLER F.R.G.S.
inscription:-  printed -- bottom right LONDON, PUBLISHED BY CASSELL, PETTER & GALPIN, LA BELLE SAUVAGE YARD, LUDGATE HILL, E.C.
scale line:-  10 miles = 85.4 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Dispatch 1863
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 49x34cm
wxh, map = 426x305mm
scale = 1 to 190000 ? (1 to 188448 from scale line)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 18.8m W (approx)

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reference:-  : 1863: Dispatch Atlas: Weekly Dispatch, The (London)
Cassell: 1867 (1864-67): Cassell's British Atlas: Cassell, Petter and Galpin: (London)
: 1876: Bacon's New Quarto Atlas: Bacon, G W and Co (London)
: 1883: New Ordnance Atlas of the British Isles: Bacon, G W and Co (London)
: 1885: New Large Scale Atlas of the British Isles: G W Bacon and Co (London)
: 1895 & 1896 & 1897 & 1899 & 1900 & 1901: Commercial and Library Atlas of the British Isles: G W Bacon and Co (London)
: 1907: Bacon's Popular Atlas of the British Isles: G W Bacon and Co (London)
Smith, David: 1985: Victorian Maps of the British Isles: Batsford:: ISBN 0 7134 4178 X
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