modern 1800s hand drawn grand wall map of london
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feb 11, 2013
modern 1800s hand drawn grand wall map of london

modern 1800s hand drawn grand wall map of london
royal albert hall



using drawing qualities and influences from city maps from british cartographers of the early 1800s, designers
taige zhang and anna butler developed a grand map of london using various existing up-to-date geographic data
sources including those from open street maps. after seeking advice from experts across england and poland
including antique map dealers, professors, other modern-day cartographers, paper experts, and shoemakers –
a huge london canvas wall map was conceived, spanning almost 2 meters in an authentic 1800’s british styled
birds-eye view illustration.






london shard



hyde park artwork



london guide detail



grand map in hotel



sketching the map



traveller’s london map



package design



early draft



early draft



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