Map Collection: Tower Hamlets Local History and Archives

  • London

  • 01 January 2017

  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Free

Join us for an evening of exploration into our map collections; with a drop in session from 6pm to view historic maps of the modern London Borough of Tower Hamlets. This will include eighteenth century Gascoyne (1703), Rocque (1746) and Horwood (1792) maps, to Booth Poverty maps (1899), maps of wartime bomb damage, and nineteenth and twentieth century OS and Godfrey maps. This will be followed by an introductory talk on our map collections with Borough Archivist, Malcolm Barr-Hamilton. Drop In Session: 6pm - 7pm Introductory Talk: 7pm - 7.30pm No booking required Event held at: Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives 277 Bancroft Road, London. E1 4DQ

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