PLAN of CARBONERA ISLAND situated at the Entrance of CARBONERA HARBOUR in CONCEPTION BAY NEWFOUNDLAND


PLAN of CARBONERA ISLAND situated at the Entrance of CARBONERA HARBOUR in CONCEPTION BAY NEWFOUNDLAND

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Title:
PLAN of CARBONERA ISLAND situated at the Entrance of CARBONERA HARBOUR in CONCEPTION BAY NEWFOUNDLAND
Cartographer:
Chamberlain, John
Associated name:
Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Name on Item:
Jn:o Chamberlain Apr 7 1763.
Date:
1763
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Military art and science--Newfoundland and Labrador--Carbonear--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Newfoundland and Labrador--Carbonear--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Carbonear (N.L.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNewfoundland and Labrador (province)Carbonear
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Jn:o Chamberlain,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Shows Carbonear Island.
Shows title, short descriptive text and scale bar (Scale 200 Feet to an Inch") in a surround at upper left.
Shows signature and date at lower left.
Shows lettered and numbered key beneath the map. Letters denote fortifications "Intirely Burn'd and Destroyed by the French on the August 1762" while numbers show "Works Propos'd to be Erected for the Defence of Carbenera Island.
Fortifications designed by Des Barres (Kitson).
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.II.11. A roll. Manuscript annotation at centre right in black ink, "Handed over to Lieut. Monier Skinner R. Eng.r by his father in 1872" and initialled (by Monier Skinner?). Red stamp of British Museum at lower right. Pressmark stamped to verso and repeated in pencil.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 44 x 56 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:2,400
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027386
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