Charting the Nation - Maps of Scotland and associated archives 1550-1740

  

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A selection of useful links:

For Scotland specifically:

  • The National Library of Scotland Map Library
    A large collection of digital images presented by the Map Library:
    http://www.nls.uk/maps/
    The late sixteenth century manuscript maps of Timothy Pont:
    http://www.nls.uk/pont/

    Blaeu's Atlas of Scotland, 1654: The first Atlas of Scotland, containing 49 engraved maps and 154 pages of descriptive text, translated from Latin into English for the first time:
    http://maps.nls.uk/atlas/blaeu/index.html
  • Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network (SCRAN)
    Free access to thumbnail images of a variety of cultural artefacts, including maps:
    http://www.scran.ac.uk
  • Statistical Accounts of Scotland
    The full text of the Old (1791-9) and New (1834-45) Statistical Accounts of Scotland:
    http://edina.ed.ac.uk/StatAcc/
  • The David Rumsey collection
    Includes many maps of Scotland. This site also uses Luna Imaging's Insight technology to deliver very high-quality images:
    http://www.davidrumsey.com/


General cartographic history:

 

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