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DACCA MAPS
Title: City of Dacca Including Cantonments
File(s): Dacca_1859.jpg
Google Earth (KMZ): Dacca_Map_1859.kmz
Published: 1859
Author: Survey of India
Scale: 1:5,280
Source: British Library
Description: A map of the City of Dacca and its vicinity showing the built environment, significant buildings, water bodies, streets, neighborhoods, bazaars, significant buildings, ghats, etc.


CALCUTTA MAPS
Title: Calcutta
Internet Link: http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~21006~530098:Calcutta--Published-under-the-super?sort=Pub_Date%2CPub_List_No_InitialSort&qvq=q:+List_No=%270890.168%27%22+;sort:Pub_Date,Pub_List_No_InitialSort;lc:RUMSEY~8~1&mi=0&trs=1
Published: Chapman and Hall, London
Author: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Scale: 1:21,000
Source: David Rumsey Collection
Description: Map of Calcutta listing public buildings, 1842.
Title: Calcutta
Internet Link: http://ids.lib.harvard.edu/ids/view/10653113?buttons=y
Published: London, published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by George Cox, January 1, 1852.
Author: Society for the Diffusion on Useful Knowledge
Scale: 1:21,500
Source: The Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Description: Map with locations of major public buildings detailed.
Title: Plan of Calcutta, from Actual Survey in the Year 1847-1849
File(s): Calcutta_1857_North.jpg, Calcutta_1857_South.jpg
Google Earth (KMZ): Calcutta_Map_1858.kmz
Published: London: 1858
Author: East Indian Company
Scale: TBD
Source: British Library
Description: A detailed map of Calcutta revised to 1857 showing roads, drains, public aqueducts, significant buildings, water tanks, etc.
Title: Indien & Inner-Asien In 2 Blattern. (Sudliches Blatt)
Internet Link: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.ebookbatch.RUMSE_batch:ocm50070024
Published: Justus Perthes Gotha
Author: Adolf Stieler, 1875
Scale: 7,500,000
Source: David Rumsey Collection
Description: India in 2 sheets and in full color showing political divisions. Four inset maps: Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, and Point de Galle. Sheet 2 shows extent to Tibet, China, and lower Mongolia.
Title: Plan of the City of Calcutta
Internet Link: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.ebookbatch.RUMSE_batch:ocm84846733
Published: Letts, Son & Co., 1883.
Author: Letts, Son & Co.
Scale: 1:21,120
Source: David Rumsey Collection
Description: Plan of the city of Calcutta.
Title: Route Map: Calcutta and Howrah
Internet Link: http://ids.lib.harvard.edu/ids/view/10327547?buttons=y
Published: Calcutta Tramways Co., 1910
Author: Calcutta Tramways Co.
Scale: 1:21,120
Source: The Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Description: Solid red lines indicate new routes required in existing roads. Approximate red dotted lines show suggested routes in connection with improvement schemes and the City Plan.
Title: City of Calcutta: Sociological Map
Internet Link: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:2175593?buttons=y
Published: Manchester; Reddish; London : Taylor, Garnett, Evans & Co. , 1910
Author: Survey of India
Scale: 1:21,120
Source: The Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Description: The map shows landuse such as manufacturing areas, Indian and European residences, area examined by "Dr. Crake" parks, and other sociological points of interest overlaying roads, railroads, significant buildings, water bodies, ghats, etc.
Title: Urban Calcutta : The Existing Street and Main Road System of Calcutta
Internet Link: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:2094560?buttons=y
Published: Calcutta: Calcutta Improvement Trust, 1910
Author: Richards, E. P.
Scale: 1:21,120
Source: The Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Description: The map shows the existing street and main road system of Calcutta. The traffic capacity is shown by thickness of line.
Title: Traffic Intensities
Internet Link: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:2094568?buttons=y
Published: Calcutta: Calcutta Improvement Trust, 1913.
Author: Richards, E. P.
Scale: 1:10,560
Source: The Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Description: The map shows the existing street and main road system of Calcutta and includes notes on traffic intensities and legend of vehicles per hour.
Title: City of Calcutta
Internet Link: http://ids.lib.harvard.edu/ids/view/11076152?buttons=y
Published: Ware, Hertfordshire, Jennings and Bewley, 1913
Author: E.P Richards
Scale: 1:21,120
Source: The Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Description: Shows areas of planned redevelopment and drainage.