Title: Victoria Park
Medium: Museum standard giclee print
Size: 42cm x 29cm
This map is inspired by vintage maps dating back to the 1800s. It is overlayed with modern typography to bring a harmonious mix between new and old.
In the latter half of the 19th Century, Victoria Park became an essential amenity for the working classes of the East End. For some East End children in the 1880s, this may have been the only large stretch of uninterrupted greenery they ever encountered.
Victoria Park's reputation as the 'People's Park' grew as it became a centre for political meetings and rallies and is still refered to by locals as the 'Peoples Park.'
Aside from being an oasis for londoners to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life Victoria Park has become synonymous for its open-air music-festivals such as Field Day and All Points East. Music events have been a part of the park going as far back as the seventies when Rock against Racism organised a protest event against growth of far-right organisations such as the National-Front. The concert was played by The Clash and Steel Pulse amongst others.
Our maps are thoroughly checked over and carefully rolled in acid-free tissue paper before being shipped out in our super thick postal tubes.
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