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'Matthew Paris's Map of Great Britain, c.1250', (1944). Detail showing rivers and towns in the south of England and part of Wales. Many place-names are still recognisable today. The word 'Auster', written over the English Channel at the bottom, refers to wind bringing heavy cloud cover and fog. Map drawn by the historian Matthew Paris, a monk at St Alban’s Abbey. Cotton MS Claudius D.vi, f.12v, manuscript in the British Library, London. From "British Maps and Map-Makers", by Edward Lynam. [Collins, London, 1944]

'Matthew Paris's Map of Great Britain, c.1250', (1944). Detail showing rivers and towns in the south of England and part of Wales. Many place-names are still recognisable today. The word 'Auster', written over the English Channel at the bottom, refers to wind bringing heavy cloud cover and fog. Map drawn by the historian Matthew Paris, a monk at St Alban’s Abbey. Cotton MS Claudius D.vi, f.12v, manuscript in the British Library, London. From "British Maps and Map-Makers", by Edward Lynam. [Collins, London, 1944] Stock Photo
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5375 x 4072 px | 45.5 x 34.5 cm | 17.9 x 13.6 inches | 300dpi

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This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.