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Gent Mag 1770s
 
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Canal maps, Andover Canal, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, and Basingstoke Canal, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, in a series published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1770s.
A search of the magazine in 1770-80s has found two maps of canals in Hampshire, those from Andover and from Basingstoke.
February 1772; 'A PLAN of the proposed NAVIGABLE CANAL from ANDOVER to REDBRIDGE in the COUNTY of SOUTHAMPTON. Surveyd in 1770' engraved by J Lodge.
April 1778; A PLAN of the Intended Navigable Canal from BASINGSTOKE in the County of Southampton, to the River Wey in the County of Surry; Survey'd in 1777.'
 
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example:-  canal map -- HMCMS:B1999.518.1772.3.2
map feature:-  not coloured & compass rose (simple, fleur de lys marks north) & scale line & relief & canals & rivers & bridges & settlements & title cartouche & scroll cartouche & table of distances
scale line:-  6 miles = 75.0 mm
inscription:-  printed -- map A PLAN / of the proposed / NAVIGABLE CANAL, / from / ANDOVER to REDBRIDGE. / in the / COUNTY of SOUTHAMPTON. / Surveyed in 1770. -- scroll cartouche
inscription:-  printed -- bottom right J. Lodge Sculp.
inscription:-  printed -- top right Gent. Mag. Feby. 1772
map type:-  HantsMap -- Gent Mag 1770s
dimension:-  wxh, plate = 355x180mm (?)
wxh, map = 343x168mm
scale = 1 to 130000 ? (1 to 128748 from scale line assuming statute mile)

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reference:-  Klein, Christopher M: 1989: Maps in Eighteenth Century British Magazines: Newberry Library (Chicago, Illinois, United States):: ISBN 0 911028 41 2
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maps:-  HMCMS Map Collection   (scanned item in bold)
button  HMCMS:B1999.518.1772.3.2 -- canal map
button  HMCMS:B1999.518.1778.4.1 -- canal map
button  HMCMS:FA1998.3 -- canal map

MN: 18.6.2001
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