Map Series

Müller's Map of Bohemia

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Jan Kryštof Müller began to create his map of Bohemia in 1712, again - like the map of Moravia - on the grounds of an imperial patent. The map was finished in 1722, almost a year after Müller's death

Müller's Map of Moravia

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Müller's map of Moravia was created on the grounds of a Josef I. patent. Its purpose was to map roads and toll boundaries for the country government's use.

Along with the map of Bohemia this map is an important source of informations about the changes in moravian and bohemian countryside at the beginning of 18th century.

Müller-Wieland´s map of Bohemia, 1 : 231 000, 1726

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1st Military Survey, 1 : 28 800, 1764-1768 a 1780-1783 (rektification)

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Prussian Military Map of Saxony and Bohemia, cca 1 : 35 000, 1778 - 1800

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2nd Military Survey, 1 : 28 800, 1836 - 1852

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Special maps of 2rd Military Survey, 1 : 144 000, 1842 - 1852

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3rd Military Survey 1 : 25 000

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3rd Military Survey was conducted as a result of lost war with Prussia. This conflict showed 2nd Military Survey maps as out of date and unable to supoprt modern military campaign. The resulting survey campaign started in 1869 and lasted until 1885. Its product - 3rd Military Survery maps - became the longest activelly used and one the most important map sets in czech lands.

The new maps abandonded the 1:28 800 scale of its predecessors and used scale 1:25 000. and changed the map layout - the surveyed area was divided according to geographical grid into so called topographic sections (displaying and areas of 15´ in longitude and 7´30´´ in latitude).

Originals of topographic sections were coloured, but they were reproduced only in shades of grey by photography or photolitography

Special maps of 3rd Military Survey 1 : 75 000

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Special maps of 3rd Military Survey were maps derived from 3rd Military Survey 1:25 000. They were published shortly after their source maps - between years 1874 and 1880. These maps were continuously updated and published, sometimes in colour, until year 1920. As a result these maps exist in a large number of editions covering irregularly the area of contemporary Czech Republic.

These maps stayed in use as official maps of the Czech Republic until 1956.

Dra J. Bělohlava - detailed maps of Czech lands, 1 : 75 000, 1909 - 1914

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Detailed maps of Czech lands crafted by Josef Bělohlav. These maps were intended to be shown in schools, municipal house, railway station halls, etc.

Map of France, Jean-Dominique Cassini, 1 : 86 400, 1756 - 1815

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Military-historical map of Italian Peninsula and Alps, Bacler D´Alb, 1 : 1 100 000, 1792 - 1798

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Topographisch-Militaerische-Karte vom vormaligen Neu Ostpreusse, Johann Christoph von, 1 : 150 000, 1808

Full name: Topographisch-Militaerische-Karte vom vormaligen Neu Ostpreussen, oder dem jetzigen Nördlichen Theil des Herzogthums Warschau nebst dem Russischen District.

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Russland 1830 1 : 430 000

1 map on 40 sheets, 1 sheet folded; linen-backed; 377,5 x 307 cm (irregular shape) on sheets 48,5 x 71 cm (largest), folded to 23,5 x 19 cm (largest); Map frame with graduated division, geographic grid inserted into the frame. With marker key; Small scale road map of Eastern Europe. The map is probably a nameless derivative of the so-called ten-verst map Специальная карта западной части России в масштабе 10 верст в дюйме made after 1821 by F.T. Schubert. The map is Germanized, with detailed drawings of the water description, administrative boundaries, settlements, post offices, customs stations, road network and factories; the first railways from the 1830s are not plotted. Beyond the level of the local description, the fortification lines of the Former Ukrainian Line between Orlik on the Dnieper and Petrivske and the remains of the Traian Wall are added.

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General-Karte von Europa in 25 Blättern, Scheda, Joseph von, 1 : 2 592 000, 1845 - 1847

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Special maps of 2rd Military Survey, 1 : 144 000, 1842 - 1852

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General Karte von CENTRAL EUOPA 1873-1876, or General Karte der ÖSTERREICHISCH-UNGARISCHEN MONARCHIE 1873-1876

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