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'Atlas to accompany Second Report of the Railway Commissioners Ireland'

Six maps relating to a railway network in Ireland, bound to an atlas.

  • 'Lines laid down under the direction of the commissioners, and those proposed by private parties'; 'Prepared & engraved under the direction of Lieut. Larcom, Royal Engrs. May 1837'
  • 'The comparative density of the population'; 'By Henry D. Harness, Lt. Royal Engineers, Engraved by J. Gardner'
  • 'Quantities of Traffic'; 'By Henry D. Harness, Lt. Royal Engineers, Engraved by J. Gardner'
  • 'Number of Passenger'; 'By Henry D. Harness, Lt. Royal Engineers, Engraved by J. Gardner'
  • 'Geological Map of Ireland'; Signed: 'Richard Griffith, Dublin, April 28th, 1838, engraved by J. Gardner'
  • 'England, and Ireland, communication between London, and Dublin, and other parts of Ireland'; 'Prepared & engraved under the direction of Lieut. Larcom, Royal Engrs. May 1837'

Various authors.

Scale: 1 inch to 10 miles

British Isles: Ireland: General

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1
  • Series
  • c. 1750 - 1912, no date

General maps of Ireland.

This series is part of Patrick Geddes’ large collection of maps, plans, photographs, prints and drawings of countries and regions around the world. Much of this collection was part of Geddes' Cities and Town Planning Exhibition.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

'Hybernia nunc lrlant'

Anon.

Scale unspecified.

Attached on the reverse is a print showing 'Corporal Violet. This is quite the going print in Paris, and in it may be traced the portraits of Napoleon Bonaparte, his Empress Maria Louisa, and his son'.

'Published by Gilbert and Thompson, London'

Both items attached to paper backing.

Map of the Kingdom of Ireland

'A Map of the Kingdom of Ireland, Divided into Provinces Counties and Baronies. Shewing The Archbishopricks, Bishopricks, Cities, Boroughs, Market Towns, Villages, Barracks, Mountains, Lakes, Bags, Rivers, Ferries, Passes, Also the Great, the Branch & the By Post Roads, together with the Inland Navigation &c.. by J. Rocque, Chorographer to His Majesty.'

Scale unspecified.

Cartouche at the top left corner.

'O1' marked in top left corner on the reverse.

Rocque, John, 1704?–1762, land surveyor and cartographer

'Wilson's Modern Pocket Travelling Map of the Roads of Ireland, including all the Post Towns &c. &c.'

'Engraved by R. Baker. Islington near London'
'Sisson Darling script.'
'Dublin Printed & Published by J. & J. H. Fleming'
[Further illegible names underneath image.]

R[ ] Baker.

Scale: 2.3 cm to 20 miles

One inset with inscription bottom right corner 'Inscribed to John Jefferies, Earl Camden, Viscount of Bayham etc. etc. etc., Lord Lieutenant General, Governor of Ireland'.

'3 lithos, Roman, office central, Return' endorsed on reverse.