Royal United Service Institute map collection by Various artists

Collection of over 2,000 maps, particularly military maps and plans, both manuscript and printed.


Details

Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £45,577)
Acquired in:
1968
Vendor:
Royal United Service Institution

Includes many 18th century American and Canadian maps and European maps from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Provenance

Royal United Service Institution collection formed by the deposit of maps by serving officers and Government departments and by donations of single items and collections from the foundation of the Institution in 1831.

Venue details

British Library 96 Euston Road, LONDON London NW1 2DB 020 7412 7332 www.bl.uk

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