Ink sketch map. Sheet 205 x 320mm, 8 x 12½". Laid on and edged with linen. Some wear and surface dirt.
Brechin, a former Royal burgh in Angus, Scotland. This map was drawn 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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