Cumberland, 1751. ‘Map of the Black Lead Mines etc. in Cumberland’ from Gentleman’s Magazine, June 1st, 1751.

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Cumberland, 1751. ‘Map of the Black Lead Mines etc. in Cumberland’ from Gentleman’s Magazine, June 1st, 1751. Uncoloured engraving approx. scale 1”= 2miles. 21.5 x28cm, plate area 20.5 x 25.5. Faint plate impression (thin paper). Old folds flattened. North to right. Double mounted in blue card. In good condition. Together with original account (cross-referenced on map) from Gentleman’s Magazine, vol 21. pp51-53, February 1751, which ends with “We shall soon give a map of this place, the only one that was ever drawn”. Also, in good condition.