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Dublin, Ireland, 1756 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A plan of the city of Dublin and the environs on the same scale of London, Paris, Rome = Plan de Dublin et de ces environs sur la meme echelle de ceux de Londres, Paris, et Rome, by John Rocque Chorographer to his R.H., the Prince of Wales = par J. Roche chorographe de S. A.R. Monseigneur le Prince de Galles; J.J. Perret, sculpt. It was published by J. Rocque in 1756. Scale [ca. 1:2,500]. Covers a portion of Dublin, Ireland. Map in English and French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Irish National Grid 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, built-up areas and selected buildings, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. 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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