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

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Tue Oct 27 14:40:19 UTC 2015


This is excellent - but didn't the NLS do something similar not long ago?

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On 27 October 2015 at 14:35, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> > @pigsonthewing
> > http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
> >
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