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Cartographer: Braun & Hogenberg
Title: : Brightstowe
Date: c. 1590      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Cologne
Description: One of the earliest available printed views of Bristol published in the first atlas dedicated to city plans. French text on verso.
Map Ref: SOM518
Cartographer: Jan Jansson
Title: : Brightstowe
Date: 1657      Size: 20 x 15 inches
Published: Amsterdam
Description: Jansson's 1657 edition of Georg Braun & Frans Hogenberg's map of Bristol, one of the earliest available printed views of the city. It was first published in 1581 in their seminal work, "Civitates Orbis Terrarum".
Map Ref: SOM536
Cartographer: Christopher & John Greenwood
Title: : [Bristol and Environs]
Date: c. 1830      Size: 25 x 20 inches
Published: London
Description: Folding map of the area just of Bristol and its southern environs in Somerset. Original hand colour. [SL]
Map Ref: SOM532
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: : Clifton and Bristol
Date: 1851      Size: 19 x 14 inches
Published: London
Description: Tallis's attractive city plan of Bristol. The map was engraved by J. Rapkin as usual while the vignettes were the work of frequent collaborator H. Winkles.
Map Ref: SOM527
Cartographer: J. Lavars
Title: : Lavars's New and Improved Map of Bristol and Clifton
Date: c. 1860      Size: 25 x 21 inches
Published: Bristol
Description: Bristol and Clifton. Folding map on linen with original covers. Information panels left and right. Black and white. (SL)
Map Ref: SOM444
Cartographer: Geographia Ltd.
Title: : Plan of Bristol
Date: c. 1930      Size: 45 x 37 inches
Published: London
Description: Large folding plan of Bristol based on work produced by the Ordnance Survey. Printed colour. Folded.
Map Ref: SOM510