Firth of Forth

Balloon Map  -  Cover

1907

Map Published by Galloway Saloon Steam Packet Co Steamers

Cover of a Balloon Map of the Firth of Forth, published in 1907

  Thank you to David Gordon, owner of the 'Now & Then' antique shop in Edinburgh,
  for allowing me to photograph this invitation

 

Firth of Forth

1907 Map

Here is the cover of a 'balloon map' as it was described.  The map opens out until it is five times as wide as its cover.

The cover has an illustration of the Forth Bridge.  The bridge was officially opened in 1890.  The map sold for 1d in 1907.  (There were 240 pennies in 1.)

Please click on one of the links below to view this map.  You will need to click on the second of these links if you wish to read all the detail on the map.

 

View the map (small)

   Balloon Map of the Firth of Forth, published in 1907

View the map (large)

   Balloon Map of the Firth of Forth, published in 1907

 

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