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Paris, France, 1744 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan de Paris : divise en seize quartiers en execution de l'ordonnance du bureau de la ville du 24 Fevrier 1744, leve par Mr. l'Abbe Delagrive Geographe de la Ville et de la Societe Roiale de Londres ; Marvye sculp.; Lange inv.; Lattre scrip. It was published by de l'imprimiere Charbonnier in 1744. Scale [ca. 1:10,000]. Covers Paris, France. Map in French. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to ESRI's 'France I' NTF Paris 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, Quartier numbers, and more. Relief is shown by hachures. Includes indexes. 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
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