A Map of the Road from London to Chester

Anon. published in the Gentleman's Magazine January 1765.  7 5/8" x 11 3/4".  later hand colouring.

The first in a series of road maps issued intermittently between 1765 and at least 1775 some of which are credited to the engraver Thomas Bowen. Chester is given as 182 miles from London implying a scale of roughly three miles to the inch. Showing windmills, paper mills, water mills, gibbets, brine pits as well as distances, gentleman's houses and halls.

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