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

Steve Doerr doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 15:47:07 UTC 2015

motco.com is very good as well, specifically http://motco.com/map/


On 27/10/2015 14:41, Stuart Reynolds wrote:
> For those of you interested in old maps generally, you may already be 
> aware of the site http://www.mapco.net/ which has a wide selection of 
> freely-viewable historical maps of London and other places. They are 
> only images, and they are not digitised, however they are very useful 
> for finding old places and tracking changes of street names. Note that 
> they are copyrighted images so we can’t use them in OSM (as far as I 
> can tell) - see http://www.mapco.net/terms.htm - but for people who 
> are generally interested in maps you might find it of interest!
> Cheers
> Stuart
>> On 27 Oct 2015, at 13:30, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk 
>> <mailto:andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>> wrote:
>> 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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