[Openstreetmap] 1913 OS maps

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Tue Dec 20 04:53:36 GMT 2005


* @ 03/12/05 05:49:30 PM simon at rumble.net wrote:
> Hi folks.
> 
> I bought one of the Godfrey reprints of the 1913 OS maps, for my area 
> Hammersmith & Fulham.  It's fascinating because it's close enought to 
> Central London to have been fully urban by that point in time, but there 
> are definitely some differences.
> 
> At no point in the reprint to Godrey claim copyright on the map, as far 
> as I can see.  That, however, doesn't mean they don't HAVE copyright -- 
> I believe that only comes into damages claims.
> 
> I could take a photo of it if anyone's interested in seeing the level of 
> detail, though there's plenty of info on the Godfrey site.

My understanding is that the owner of the original copy of the map owns
copyright of reproduction after the original crown copyright or other
expired. So you need to own an original copy, which lots of people on
the list do...

have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/




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