Historic Maps and Plans of Inland Navigation




Canalmaps ref. A800
Waterway General
Title Smith's New Map of the Inland Navigation of England & Wales.
Date November 30 1801, corrected to January 1808
Names Engraved by Jones & Smith, Pentonville, and printed for C. Smith, No. 172 (corner of Surrey St) Strand.
Scale Approx 17 miles/inch
Size in inches 21 x 25
Medium/format Hand coloured engraving, sectioned and mounted on linen folding into contemporary card slipcase with printed label.
Source Ownership signature on map - J. S. Salt
Notes A nicely engraved map, but with some inaccuracies, mainly by marking canals that had not been built such as the Pontcysyllte to Chester section of the Ellesmere, and the main line of the Dorset& Somerset.

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