We probably don't feature enough old maps of London on here - we tend to go for the latest glitzy maps, but to make up, here is a huge collection of older maps, which we…
Running with Crayons Maps
These two artwork maps (East London above, and South-East London below) were created by Brighton artist Tilly of Running for Crayons, for the Observer newspaper and a local exhibition. The maps are embellished with a mixture of local landmarks, corporate logos, postcode dots and characters drawn in the artist’s signature style. Some locations I know well are on the maps – Hackney City Farm and The Dove being a couple of personal favourites. Animals make a prominent appearance, including the ever-present pigeons. I like the Isle of Dogs heaving with animals.
The images are © Tilly of Running for Crayons.