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Maps of Dublin accompanying Thom's Official Directory

Abstract: Nine Thom’s maps of the city and environs of Dublin from the collection of the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy (GPEP). Printed by the Ordnance Survey for the Dublin publisher Alexander Thom from the six-inch map sheets 18 and 22, and dating from the late 19th century. The maps have been annotated with hand written dates made by Dr. Arnold Horner, formerly of GPEP, and based on information in J.H. Andrew’s article "Medium and message in early six-inch Irish Ordnance Maps: the case of Dublin city". These loose maps were originally published in Thom’s annual Almanac and Official Directory.

Origin information
Dublin, Ireland : Alexander Thom
Date issued:
Type of resource
cartographic
Physical description
9 maps
Date details
Each map bears a hand written date made by Dr. Arnold Horner (formerly of GPEP), based on information in J.H. Andrew’s article "Medium and message in early six-inch Irish Ordnance Maps: the case of Dublin city".
Scope and content
The maps were published in the Thom's titles "Thom's Irish almanac and official directory" (1844-1880) or "Thom's official directory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland" (1881-1926).
Location of original
The original maps are held in the Barbara Miller Map Room, UCD School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy, E002 Newman Building, University College Dublin.
Languages
English  
Genre
Map
Subject
Central business districts--Ireland--Dublin   linked data (lcsh)
Dublin (Ireland)--Historical geography--Maps
Dublin (Ireland)--Maps
Location
UCD College of Human Sciences. UCD School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy http://dx.doi.org/10.7925/drs1.ucdlib_33000
Suggested credit
"Maps of Dublin accompanying Thom's Official Directory," held by UCD School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Policy. © Public domain. Digital content: © University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:33000>

Cited / referenced by
Andrews, J. H.. "Medium and message in early six-inch Irish Ordnance Maps : the case of Dublin City". In: Irish Geography Volume 6, Issue 5. Ireland : Geographical Society of Ireland1973 –
Part of
Thom's Irish Almanac and Official Directory. Dublin, Ireland : Alexander Thom (1874)
Record source
Descriptions created by staff of UCD Library, University College Dublin based on the original listings in "The Barbara Miller Map Room : Catalogue Listing of Map Collections". — Metadata creation date: 2014-07-24

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