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Map prints for sale - limited edition!
You can order copies, colour or sepia, of any of the historical maps listed on this page from the Archives and Heritage Service.
These are A3 high definition prints on quality semi-gloss paper, cost £8.00 each. Postage and packing free!
The map reproductions which you see on the web, including the examples on this page, are low resolution, because of the amount of time required for downloading. Prints of the maps are taken from the original high-resolution archival scan, so details are clearer.
This is the centre of a map showing some of Birmingham's public buildings, schools and businesses in 1870. The different colours show ward divisions.
The print quality of the original of this map is excellent, perhaps because it was printed by the mapmaking firm of Bartholomews in Edinburgh.
This map includes some of the suburbs, as well as central Birmingham. Some of the areas shown, for example Handsworth and Moseley, would become part of Birmingham under the Greater Birmingham Scheme in 1911. Smethwick also appears. Although close, it has never formed part of Birmingham. Previously it was in Staffordshire, and is now in Sandwell.
You can view the full version by selecting the link in the list below.
You can also purchase prints of views of Birmingham in 1732, 1847 and 1886.
How to order
To order a map or a historic view please contact the Archives and Heritage Service.
You can pay by sending details of the map or view you require with a cheque made payable to Birmingham City Council, to:
Archives and Heritage Service
If you prefer to pay by credit card, contact Archives and Heritage on:
Tel:(within the UK) 0121 303 4549
Tel:(outside the UK) 0044 121 303 4549