Taxi!

1890 

The Royal Courts of Justice Central Hotel. Limited. Sketch Map Showing its Situation by a Shilling Cab Fare Radius.

British Isles London
  • Publication place: London
  • Publisher: Jas. Truscott & Son, Lith.
  • Publication date: c.1882
  • Physical description: Lithograph 2 ff. pamphlet, with map, two elevations of a proposed hotel, and a ground floor plan, a few nicks and tears to old folds.
  • Dimensions: 470 by 600mm (18.5 by 23.5 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1520

Notes

The plan shows the shilling cab radius, which was at the time 2 miles from Charing Cross. The plan can be reasonably accurately dated by the marking of the Royal Courts of Justice, as the New Law Courts’, which were opened by Queen Victoria in 1882.