The map shows London in the mid 19th century, at the moment when it became the world’s largest city. It was the era of Queen Victoria, who ruled from 1837 through 1901, and it was under her rule that London became capital of British Empire. Hand-printed in sepia to give it a vintage feel, this detailed map of London, reproduced from the Antique Map Of London By C. Smith And Son published in1860. This map will surely be a conversation starter, for it was streets of this London that were a backdrop for adventures of legendary literary characters like Sherlock Holmes or Phileas Fogg.
At Vintage Print Gallery, we do our best to offer the most interesting, sophisticated and unique pieces of art to our loyal customers. While many of our offerings come from painstakingly collected antiques, such as hundreds of years old atlases, photo albums and herbariums, we have also gone a step further and now offer remastered pieces, as well as original art. Our original art takes inspiration from our existing catalog and builds on it. Our remastered pieces bring new colorways, sharper images and more intricate details from restored vintage works of art. Additionally, we also offer silver, gold and copper leaf enhanced art, with real metal applied to the prints.