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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1882 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the city of Milwaukee : engraved from original drawings surveys, Milwaukee Lith Eng. Co. It was published by Silas Chapman in 1882. Scale [ca. 1:17,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Wisconsin South State Plane NAD 1983 coordinate system (in Feet) (Fipszone 4803). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, street railways, railroads and stations, drainage, selected buildings, city ward boundaries, and more. Relief is shown by contours and hachures. Includes index. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1882
Held by
Harvard
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