The Road from London to the City of Bristol.

Description

This map shows the road between London and Bristol in portions broken up across seven strips (illustrated to look like ribbons). Various landmarks are drawn in color and labeled (with relief shown pictorially), including aerial plans of the streets in the major cities. There is also a color illustration of farm animals and people around the text box at the top of the map.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 34 x 47 cm.

Creation Information

Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 43 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this map or its content.

Cartographer

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this map as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this map useful in their work.

Provided By

University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Library promotes learning, teaching, and research to enrich the intellectual, creative, and professional growth of students and faculty. More than just a warehouse for books, journals, maps, and manuscripts, the Library is a thriving outlet for services available to users with the single mission of providing quality and innovative services.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this map. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

This map shows the road between London and Bristol in portions broken up across seven strips (illustrated to look like ribbons). Various landmarks are drawn in color and labeled (with relief shown pictorially), including aerial plans of the streets in the major cities. There is also a color illustration of farm animals and people around the text box at the top of the map.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 34 x 47 cm.

Notes

Full text in title box at top of map: The Road from London to the City of Bristol. By John Ogilby Esq'r His Ja'ties Cosmographer, Containing 115 miles 2 ful: viz't. From the Standard in Cornhil London to Brantford 10 mi. to Houlslow 2'2. to Colbrook 6'4. to Maidenhead 8'7 to Twiford 7'4 to Reading 5' to Theal 4'3. to Woolhampton 5'6. to Thatcham 3'2. to Newbury 3'1. to {Hungerford 7'7 thence Chilton 9'5 to Ramesbury 2'7.} to Marlborough {9'2 Thence to Bristol. in part of Plate 2'd. 39 Miles 7 furlongs. ~ 6'1 thence Extended to Hunspil Com. Somerset. Ending Plate 2'd. 29 m2.[}]

In lower right corner: 20.

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Source

  • Probably from an edition of the author's Britannia depicta.

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this map in the Portal or other systems.

  • Call Number: 125/13 00056
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_1383634
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50243

Collections

This map is part of the following collection of related materials.

Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

What responsibilities do I have when using this map?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this map.

Dates

  • This map's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 27, 2009, 1:02 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this map last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 43

Where

Geographical information about where this map originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Help Map this Map

Tell us if you know the precise location of this item. In the lower-left corner of map below, select either the pin () or the box (). Use the cross-hair to drop a pin or drag to create a new rectangle. You can zoom in, expand to full screen, change the terrain type, or in some cases switch to street-view so that it's easy for you to determine the coordinates.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Map

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

International Image Interoperability Framework

IIF Logo

We support the IIIF Presentation API

Ogilby, John, 1600-1676. The Road from London to the City of Bristol., map, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50243/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.