This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Urbium Londini et West-Monasterii nec non suburbii Southwark accurata ichnographia : in qua viae publicae omnes et singulae, plateae majores et minores, vici, angiporti, porticulae etc. una cum accessionibus aedificiorum, quibus urbs usque ad a. 1736, novissime locupletata est, reprasentantur : ad norman prototypi Londinensis edita curris Hommannianorum Heredum C.P.S.C.M. It was published by Homaennischen Erben in 1736. Scale [ca. 1:5,280]. Covers central London, England area. This layer is image 1 of 2 total images of the two sheet source map, representing the western portion of the map.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the British National Grid coordinate system (British National Grid, Airy Spheroid OSGB (1936) Datum). 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, drainage, built-up areas, selected buildings, schools, churches, industry locations (e.g. mills, factories, etc.), city district boundaries, parks, cemeteries, ground cover, and more. Some buildings shown pictorially. Includes notes and text in Latin. Place names in English.
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.