[Talk-GB] 'Romantic London' - reusing Horwood's 1790's map

Dan S danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 14:35:52 UTC 2015


Very nice! The map sync really makes it interesting to explore. My
house is off the side of the map, unfortunately, but where my
university now stands was "Bencroft's Alms Houses" :)

Thanks
Dan


2015-10-27 13:30 GMT+00:00 Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>:
> I witnessed a fascinating presentation, this morning, on a project
> which has digitised the first map of London at building level, and
> overlays it with data from other sources:
>
>    http://www.romanticlondon.org/
>
> The data sets are freely available, but the British Library claims
> copyright over the map images - I'm sure some of you will have your
> own views about this.
>
> I shall notify the project's creator, Dr Matthew Sangster, about this
> post, and invite him to join this list. He would be a good speaker for
> a future OSM conference.
>
> --
> Andy Mabbett
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> http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
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