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Kitchin 1750
 
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Map, Hamp Shire ie Hampshire, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, probably by Thomas Kitchin, 1750.

Published, opposite p.36, in 'The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure: Containing ... And Other Arts and Sciences; Which may render it Instructive and Entertaining To Gentry, Merchants, Farmers, and Tradesmen. ... VOL.II. Published Monthly according to Act of Parliament, By John Hinton, at the King's Arms in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London.' July 1750.
Maps in the magazine, included in issues from 1747-66, were drawn by Bowen, Seale and Kitchin, from the evidence available it looks as if Kitchin did Hampshire, but this is not certain; the Hampshire map has the coat of arms of Southampton.
 
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example:-  map -- HMCMS:FA1997.64
map feature:-  hand coloured & title cartouche & coat of arms (municipal) & scale line & compass rose & lat and long scales (rectangular) & table of symbols & coast form lines & rivers & trees & relief & hillocks & county & settlements & roads
inscription:-  printed -- cartouche HAMPSHIRE / Drawn from the / best Authorities
inscription:-  printed -- top edge Engrav'd for the Universal Magazine.
inscription:-  printed -- bottom edge Printed for John Hinton at the Kings Arms St. Pauls Church Yard
scale line:-  10 miles = 29.7 mm
map type:-  HantsMap -- Kitchin 1750
dimension:-  wxh, sheet = 25x20.5cm
wxh, plate = 214x193mm
wxh, map = 208x184mm
scale = 1 to 540000 ? (1 to 541867 from scale line assuming modern mile)
scale = 1 to 560000 ? (from town positions using DISTAB.exe)
longitude, Winchester = 1d 14.4m W (approx)

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reference:-  : 1750: Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure: Hinton, John (London)
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MN: 18.6.2001
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