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Dublin, Ireland, 1797 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A plan of the city of Dublin : as surveyed for the use of the division[a]l justices to which have been added plans of the canal harbour and its junction with the Grand Canal, the Royal Canal, and every projection and alteration to the present time, 1797, published by W. Faden, geographer to the King to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales ; engraved by S.J. Neele. It was published by W. Faden in 1797. Scale [ca. 1:7,250]. Covers Dublin, Ireland. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Irish Grid (Transverse Mercator 1965 (TM-65)) coordinate system. 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, canals, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortification, ground cover, parks, city wards, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to wards and ill. 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.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Ireland and Dublin
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