EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Paris, France, 1887 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Plan de la ville de Paris en 1789, ce plan a été dressé sous la direction de M.M. Armand Renauld inspecteur en chef des Beaux Arts et des Travaux Historiques, Hochereau conservatoeur du plan de Paris par Lucien Faucou, sous-conservateur de la Bibliothèque et des Collections Historiques de la ville de Paris: collaborateurs M.M. Laporte dessinateur, Bibert, dessinateur, Bizard, géom`etre, Wuhrer graveur, Sulpis graveur : Ce plan a été exécuté conformément de la décision pris par le Counsil Municipal. It was published by Conseil Municipal 30 Dec. 1887. Scale [ca. 1:10,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the European Datum 1950, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 31N projected 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, bridges, drainage, quays, built-up areas and selected buildings, churches, parks, gardens, election district boundaries, and more. Relief is shown by form lines. Includes table of election districts. 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
France and Paris
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, Election districts, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and boundaries
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