Insurance Plan of Cairo
Type
map
Year
1905
This set of plans on Archnet is a complete set of the Insurance Plan of Cairo, issued by Charles E. Goad, a London-based civil engineer, in 1905. The fire insurance maps show building footprints, usages, and materials.

The plan includes 12 sheets at 1/600 scale, two key maps at 1/2,400 scale, and an index of street and building names. The plans cover approximately 100 hectares in the Old Town section of Cairo.

Individual sheets can be downloaded from the list below. Georeferenced versions of the plans can be viewed in the Harvard Geospatial Repository.

Source:

Arnaud, J.-L. "Cairo, 1/600, 1905, 12 Sheets, Insurance Map." Espace, représentations et usages, November 2005. Accessed July 2, 2015. http://cartomed.mmsh.univ-aix.fr/notices_EN/G65.html.
Child Publications
Authorities
Collections
Country
Egypt
Language
English
Dimensions
each sheet: 54 x 64 cm
Materials
ink
paper
Keywords
cities
plans
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