Manchester Liverpool England proposed ship canal route 1883 rare old color printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Map Showing the Course of the Proposed Manchester Ship Canal
(Manchester / Liverpool, England)
Issued London, February 1883 by Illustrated London News as a loose supplement .
Lovely antique color lithographed print. Oblong folio format. Undoubtedly scarce as are all separately issued loose supplements to newspaper from this era.
Liverpool and Birkenhead at far left in profile birds-eye, Manchester at far right.
Left fold-line slightly rumpled with thin short splitting that would be all but invisible if print were flattened for display, several old tape repairs on verso to close splits, overall clean and visually attractuive example.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 32 1/2" x 12"
Engraved area measures c. 29 1/4" x 9 3/4"