Coloured engraving. 210 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Laid on and edged with linen. Some wear and surface dirt.
Portobello, now a coastal suburb of Edinburgh, on a scale is 6 inches to a mile. This map has been updated with manuscript to determine the extent of free delivery for mail, part of the Great Post Office Reform of 1839-40, championed by Rowland Hill. Another part of this reorganisation was the introduction of the Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp.
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