EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Berlin, Germany, 1851 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Berlin, engraved printed by J. Henshall; drawn by W.B. Clarke. It was published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge [by] Charles Knight Co. in 1851. Scale [ca. 1:19,400]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Deutsches Hauptdreiecksnetz (DHDN) 3-degree Gauss-Kruger Zone 4 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, buildings (schools, churches, hospitals, etc.), parks, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index and engravings at lower margin entitled, "A comparison of the Prinicpal Buildings in Berlin": Brandenburger Thor -- Schauspiel Hans (Theatre) -- Zeughaus -- Koniglich Schloss (Castle) -- Dom (Cathedral) -- Opera House -- Museum -- Catholic Church -- Franzosische Kirche -- Konigs Palais. 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
Germany and Berlin
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, Buildings, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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