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Cartographic Visual: Topographical Prints

A variety of different types of map or visual print resources.

About Topographical Prints

Collections of 18th and 19th century topographical prints containing images of landscapes, towns, cities, buildings, harbours, and monuments. Irish prints depict locations across Ireland and are arranged by county. Non-Irish prints are arranged by country and include locations in Belgium, England, Italy, Scotland, and elsewhere.

  • Dates: 1739-1896

  • Extent: 426 items

  • Content: Prints, Artwork

  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian

Finding Aids

All PDF documents are available as Word documents. Please contact specialcollectionsarchives@ucc.ie should this be required.

Access & Use

Items from the collection must be requested in advance.

They must be used in the Rare Books Reading Room in Special Collections & Archives.

See Special Collections & Archives' Opening Hours for the hours when this room is open.

Samples of Topographical Prints

IE BL/CV/TP/CORK/10 Carricrohane Castle–River Lee

IE BL/CV/TP/CORK/10 Carricrohane Castle–River Lee

IE BL/CV/TP/ITALY/ROME/11 St. Peter's Church

IE BL/CV/TP/ITALY/ROME/11 St. Peter's Church

IE BL/CV/TP/DUBLINCITY/39 The Four Courts, Dublin

IE BL/CV/TP/DUBLINCITY/39 The Four Courts, Dublin

IE BL/CV/TP/ENGLAND/1 Lynmouth, From the Pier

IE BL/CV/TP/ENGLAND/1 Lynmouth, From the Pier

IE BL/CV/TP/LIMERICK/3 Adare Manor

IE BL/CV/TP/LIMERICK/3 Adare Manor

IE BL/CV/TP/CORK/20 Glengariff Castle

IE BL/CV/TP/CORK/20 Glengariff Castle

IE BL/CV/TP/SCOTLAND/EDINBURGH/4 Edinburgh from the Castle

IE BL/CV/TP/SCOTLAND/EDINBURGH/4 Edinburgh from the Castle

IE BL/CV/TP/KILDARE/3 The Abbey at Castle Dermot

IE BL/CV/TP/KILDARE/3 The Abbey at Castle Dermot

Map of Irish Topographical Prints

Copying & Copyright

Items in the Topographical Prints Collection are out of copyright.

As many items are annotated the individual copies of each work are considered unique, therefore please fill in the appropriate form before taking photographs or scanning pages.

As some items may be fragile please check with Special Collections & Archives' staff if photography or scanning is possible.

In addition if copying is required for publication then contact the Special Collections Librarian.