Antique print & map resources
Print & map colourists, information, directories, publications, conservators and restorers &c.
Antique print and map colouring service. Louise Brown - based in Sussex, UK. See website for contact details.
Ruy Sereno - map and print colourist based in London.
Alastair Campbell-Binning - map and print colourist based in the UK, also original oil and watercolour paintings.
Map Collectors Society (IMCoS) - a non-profit organisation based in London
that serves as a forum for those who are interested in maps, bringing
together a unique and diverse group of collectors, dealers, librarians
Map-Fair.com - worldwide map fair details. London, Denver, Paris, Breda, Miami.
MapHist Homepage - Pages
maintained by Dr. Peter van der Krogt in relation to the Map History Discussion List.
Cartography - or the study of early maps. Maintained by Tony
Campbell of the British Library. As part of this site two pages are worth particular
mention - "Images of early
maps on the web" and this page "Web
articles and commentaries on specific topics in the history of cartography",
(the only comprehensive listings of their kind, comprising almost 600 links each - updated
MapRecord Publications is the publisher of the Antique Map Price
Record. This CD-ROM, issued annually, is recognized as the most
comprehensive reference work of its kind in the antiquarian map field. The site includes a directory of antique map dealers.
a new site offering genealogy resources in the form of searchable scans of 17th-19th century town and city plans. Also high quality reproductions of plans and county maps for sale in several formats.
MapForum.com - 'Specialist Antique Map Magazine'. Monthly online magazine,
advertising banners throughout but plenty of worthwhile content,
including a short section for beginner collectors.
Scottish Engravings - An online gallery of Scottish art and history.
BritishBattles.com - information about battles fought by Britain and its Empire forces from the 18th Century to the end of the 19th Century, with illustrations and maps.
Illustrated London News - history of and index to The Illustrated London News, from 1842 to the present.
Conservation & Restoration
Andrew Wheeler - Restoration and Conservation of Fine Prints, Watercolours and Drawings. A Worldwide Service.