Evolution of projects for the Port of Barcelona from 1773 to 1850

Port de Barcelona (APB) collection, Hoja 3a. Planos formados en diferentes épocas sobre el proyecto del puerto de Barcelona, (Sheet 3a. Plans from different periods on the project for the Port of Barcelona) 1859, José Rafo, project 1/1859.

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Fons: Port de Barcelona (APB). Projecte 1/1859

Títol: Puerto de Barcelona. Hoja 3a. Planos formados en diferentes épocas sobre el proyecto del puerto de Barcelona

Data de l’objecte: 1859

Autor: José Rafo

Tècnica i material: ink on paper

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This map is sheet number 3 in José Rafo’s project for reforming the port of Barcelona. It shows different moments in the history of the port between 1773 and 1850. Rafo’s project represents the great transformation of the industrial port and how it fit into Ildefons Cerdà’s design for a city in expansion once the old walls were torn down. This document is part of the historical archive of the Barcelona Port Authority (APB) on the Port of Barcelona deposited at the Maritime Museum of Barcelona.