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Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Personalised Street View

M@ 28 May 2012
Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Personalised Street View

Latest in our ongoing series to map the city in creative ways.

David Ryan Robinson sends us this densely packed representation of central London (click for better resolution).

Says David: "I started drawing the map and thought "I could make my own hand-drawn Google Map of the UK". Six months down the line and I just finished Zones 1 and 2 of London. It took a lot longer than I thought! Who knows, maybe one day I will expand this to cover the whole of the United Kingdom!"

Good luck with that one. By the time it's complete, we'll all be living in domes on the sea floor.

Close-ups of the silk-screened map can be viewed here, and paper prints can be purchased from David's Etsy store for £120.

Previously: 101 Dalmations, Albertopolis, Angel to Bankside, Anglo-Saxon London, Bloomsbury, Borough of Southwark,Brixton as a tree, Central London, Central London with no street names, District Line (Wimbledon Branch),Docklands, Driver’s Mind Map, Family History, Fleet Valley, Hackney, Hampstead Heath, Honor Oak Park,Hoxton Square, Isle of Dogs, Kingsland Road, London as a grid, King’s Cross and Islington, Ladbroke Grove,London firsts, Markets, Mayfair, Mayfair Squares, New Cross, New Cross (the fields of), Notting Hill, Paris versus London, Patchwork London, Pigeon London, Pimlico, River Fleet, Secret Gardens, Primrose Hill, Rivers, Shoreditch, Stoke Newington,Stratford, Super Detailed, Toilets, Tottenham to Aldwych on bike, Tube from memory, Walthamstow by mother and daughter,West Hampstead, Westminster kettling.

Last Updated 28 May 2012


London like Paris bespeaks its ancient origins:  both like earlier settlements in the Mediterranean  are "riverine" in origin.  Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Rome once and still do share a similar identity as "riverine".