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Dresden, Germany, 1740 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Dresda ad Albim, Saxoniae superioris metropolis ac magnifica ducis electoris et regis Poloniae sedes = Dresden an der Elb, eine Haupt-Stadt des Obern Sachsen, u: hochst vortreffliche Residentz des dasigon Churfursten u: Konigs in Pohlen, opera et sumptibus Matth. Seutteri Sac. Caes. May. Geogr. Augustaini = ausgefertiget von Matth. Seutter Kay. Geogr. in Augsp. It was published by Matth. Seutter in [1740]. Scale [ca. 1:6,300]. Map in Latin and German. 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 5 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, fortifications, ground cover, and more. Includes index, text, and view: Die Konigl. u. Churcsurste SachsischeHaupt u. Residentz Stadt und Verstung Dresden. 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 Dresden
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