A Philosopher, Conduit Street

Image from: Joseph Priestley Collection by Samuel Timmins, Birmingham City Archives.

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A Rainy Day

Watercolour undated, David Cox (1783-1859, b. Deritend, Birmingham – d. Harborne, near Birmingham). Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Gift… read more »

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Aris’s Birmingham Gazette – Advert for transport between Birmingham and London

Safe and Elegant TRAVELLING. Hotel and Swan Inn, Birmingham. Paytons’s Old Original well-known LONDON POST-COACH, in Sixteen Hours… read more »

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Keys and Explanations

Image: Key from map of Staffordshire, Phillips & Hutchings, 1832. Image from: Local Studies and History, Birmingham Central Library… read more »

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Maps and Map Making: the West Midlands Experience

Image: Cartouche from James Sherriff’s map of the area for 25 miles around Birmingham, 1798. Image from:… read more »

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The First Road Maps, John Ogilby, 1697

Image:The road-map showing part of the route between London and Welshpool, from John Ogilby’s Britannia, published in… read more »

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