[Talk-GB] 'Romantic London' - reusing Horwood's 1790's map
jez.nicholson at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 16:04:27 UTC 2015
Nice. I'm thinking about a subset query of
http://openplaques.org/places/gb/areas/london/plaques to only include
people who specifically lived in London at that time, or who were alive.
On Tue, 27 Oct 2015 at 17:55 SK53 <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
> I suspect that the BL use Klokan <http://www.klokantech.com/>'s tools,
> rather than the NYPL MapWarper stack which is what is on Wikimedia.
> On 27 October 2015 at 17:02, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2015-10-27 14:40 GMT+00:00 Richard Symonds <
>> richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk>:
>> > This is excellent - but didn't the NLS do something similar not long
>> You mean this?
>> If so, I can't find a way to switch quickly between OSM-vs-old.
>> Perhaps it's not georeferenced. Also their maps are later, so
>> "Bencroft's Alms Houses" had already become "Bancroft's Hospital" ;)
>> I know the British Library had that crowdsourcing map-warper project,
>> too. Not sure if there's a slippy-map as with Horwood's - anyone?
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