The Clifford Collection
Permitted Use of the Map Images:
McMaster University Library is proud to provide digital access to these unique, rare maps, as well as the ability to download high resoultion copies for non-commercial purposes only. For allowable use of the images found on this website, see the Creative Commons License.
Please Note: most of these maps are very large in size. The corresponding digital file is, therefore, also very large as each map was scanned at 600 dpi in .TIF format. File sizes can be anywhere between 1 and 4 GB. Files do not need to be downloaded to be viewed.
View the famous "Ferraris" map of the Austrian Netherlands (1 map on 12 sheets) used by all belligerents during the Napoleonic Wars, including at the Battle of Waterloo.
View the "Carte de France" (1 map on 180 sheets), the first topographic map survey to employ triangulation for accuracy.
Search for maps of the fortifications of strategic European cities by using a Visual Index Map.
Browse Clifford's entire Collection in Alphabetical Order by Title.