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Antwerp, Belgium, 1852 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Antwerp = (Antwerpen) (Anvers), drawn by W. B. Clarke ; engraved printed by B. R. Davies. It was published under the Superintendance of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge [by] George Cox, Jan. 1, 1852. Scale [ca. 1:4,700]. Covers Antwerp, Belgium. 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, railroads, drainage, canals, built-up areas and selected buildings, fortification, ground cover, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes inset map: Plan of the Scheldt the Forts from Antwerp to Lillo, and views: Antwerp from the road to Mechlin Brussels and Louvain (from a print at the British Museum) and A Comparison of the Principal Buildings at Antwerp. 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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