Panorama Of The River Thames In 1845. Given With The Illustrated London News.
Supplement To The Illustrated London News, January 11, 1845.
||Published With The Illustrated London News, At The Office, 198, Strand, London
Vauxhall Bridge to Greenwich
This balloon or birds-eye panoramic view of the River Thames and London was issued as a Supplement to the Illustrated London News on Saturday, 11 February 1845. The panorama is in excellent condition, with visible fold lines as issued.
The panorama has been engraved in sections, which have been assembled in two halves for publication. When joined end to end the full panorama from Vauxhall Bridge to Greenwich looks like this:
The full panorama from Vauxhall Bridge to Greenwich
The Supplement article outlined the history and details of London, under the following subtitles:
British And Roman London
London From The 12th To The 16th Centuries
London In The Seventeenth Century
London, At "The Great Fire"
The Rebuilding Of London
London In The Eighteenth Century
Progressive Population Of London
Soil And Surface
Climate And Health Of London
THE RIVER THAMES
The Thames Tunnel
The Port Of London
Sports On The Thames
LONDON IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
"For convenience, we shall sub-divide the Picture as follows:-"
VAUXHALL TO WESTMINSTER BRIDGE
WESTMINSTER TO WATERLOO BRIDGE
WATERLOO TO BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE
BLACKFRIARS TO SOUTHWARK BRIDGE
SOUTHWARK TO LONDON BRIDGE
LONDON BRIDGE TO GREENWICH
Place Name Search Feature
This panorama includes a search feature for buildings, streets and places identified in the Key To The Panorama Of London And The Thames. The search feature is located at the top right of each page, with a search box containing the words "Search This Map". The Search Engine enables a targeted search of the entire 1845 Panorama Of The River Thames.
The spelling of place names has been accurately transcribed from the Key To The Panorama, and reflects the spelling used in 1845. No modern updating of names has been applied, so some lateral thinking may be required to find a desired building, street or place.
You can start your search of the 1845 panorama of London here:
Please note that this is not a general search engine for the entire MAPCO website, but is targeted specifically at the map currently being viewed. The entire MAPCO site can be searched using the Google Search Engine on the Search Help page.
The Search Engine has also compiled an Index Of London Street & Place Names from the 1845 panorama of London, which is well worth referring to.
Image Sizes and Download Times
The average file size of the panorama sections is approximately 600KB. At 56KB dial-up connection speed each page will take about 120 seconds to fully load, although some pages can take slightly longer.
Please be patient, as it is worth the wait.