This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: An exact survey of the city and suburbs of Dublin : in which is express'd the ground plot of all publick buildings, dwelling houses, ware houses, stables, courts, yards c, by John Rocque, chorographer to their Royal Highnesses the late present Prince of Wales; A. Dury Sculp[t]. It was published by John Rocque in 1756. Scale [ca. 1:2,450]. Covers a portion of Dublin, Ireland. This layer is image 1 of 4 total images of the four sheet source map, representing the northwest portion of the map.
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, fortification, ground cover, and more. Relief is shown by hachures.
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.