[Openstreetmap] 1913 OS maps
lester at lsces.co.uk
Tue Dec 20 06:51:09 GMT 2005
> * @ 03/12/05 05:49:30 PM simon at rumble.net wrote:
>>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...
And copies regularly appear on eBay quite cheap. The 1950 copies are
normally only a couple of pounds.
L.S.Caine Electronic Services
Treasurer - Firebird Foundation Inc.
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