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Antwerp, Belgium, ca. 1675 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii : Nobilißimo, Amplißimo, Prudentißimoq[ue] Senatuj Urbis Antverpiæ, nec non Marchionatus Sacri Imperij, Viris Consultissimis Sapientissimisq[ue], hanc Novam et a quamplurimis mendis expurgatam totjus Territorij Tabulam lubentißimo devotißimoq[ue] animo offert, dedicat, consecrat Nicolaus Jansenius Piscator ; CI Vissher excudebat. It was published by Nicolaus Jansenius Piscator ca. 1675. Scale [ca. 1:23,000]. Covers Antwerp, Belgium. Map in Latin and Dutch. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the 'Belge Lambert 1972' 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. Includes text, inset map: [Antwerp and greater Belgium], and views: Templi D. Viriginis Mariæ vera delineatio --- St. Michiels Kercke -- Mariæ Poort -- Kerck der Augustinē -- Bursa -- Antwerpen [Northern view] -- Antwerpen [Southern view] -- Domus Hansæ Teutonicæ -- Kerck der Carmeliten -- S[t] Ioris Poort -- Kercke der Iesuiten -- Domus Senatoria Antwerpiensis -- Antwerpen [view from the Sheldt River]. 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
Belgium and Antwerp
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