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Design - A Map of Bradford

A Map of Bradford

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1945 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Geographers' A-Z Map Company (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and pencil on tracing paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Phyllis Pearsall MBE, FRGS

  • Museum number:

    E.860-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LP, shelf 21

Physical description

Drawing in pen and ink and pencil on tracing paper

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1945 (made)

Artist/maker

Geographers' A-Z Map Company (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and pencil on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

59/ 12/ 81/ 103/ 17/ 100/ 78/ 56/ 57/ 58
Handwritten in red pencil crayon around the edges of the map, clockwise from top right corner

15-16
Handwritten in blue pencil crayon, bottom right corner

14
Handwritten in green pencil crayon, bottom left corner

B1
Handwritten in pencil, bottom right corner

ITEM 2
Handwritten on adhesive address label, stuck on bottom left corner

79/ 80/ 101/ 102
Handwritten in red pencil crayon within the map

Dimensions

Height: 68.7 cm, Width: 52.7 cm

Descriptive line

A handrawn map of Bradford suburbs in pen and ink and pencil on tracing paper, prepared for reproduction and publication by the Geographers' A-Z Map Company, about 1945

Subjects depicted

Map

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Maps

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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