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Map (sheet 4), Map of Scotland, published by John Stockdale, Piccadilly, London

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Map (sheet 4), Map of Scotland, published by John Stockdale, Piccadilly, London

This is sheet 4 from the twelve sheets which make up the 'Map of Scotland', a folding map published by John Stockdale of Piccadilly in London. Mounted on linen, the map is dated 31 January 1806 and is to a scale of 3.5 miles to 1 inch.

This sheet contains most of the Outer Hebrides and almost all of the Island of Skye.

New techniques had helped Scotland become one of the best mapped countries of the 17th-century world. The trend continued and the newly improved maps were a boon to travellers. Scotland became better known to Scots and to visitors alike.


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Online ID: 000-190-000-936-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  T.1906.153
Date: 1806
Material: Linen
Dimensions: 610 mm H x 686 mm L
What: Map
Subject: 5. CARTOGRAPHY, Maps, Scotland (Departmental Classification)
Who: Stockdale (Publisher)
Where: SCOTLAND
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Description: Stockdale's Folding Map of Scotland, in twelve sheets, mounted on linen, to a scale of 3 1/2 miles to 1 inch, dated 1806
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