A Plan of the Road, Harbour and Town of Placentia in the Island of Newfoundland From an Actual Survey shewing the Situation of the Batteries that are Proposed for their Defence


A Plan of the Road, Harbour and Town of Placentia in the Island of Newfoundland From an Actual Survey shewing the Situation of the Batteries that are Proposed for their Defence

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Title:
A Plan of the Road, Harbour and Town of Placentia in the Island of Newfoundland From an Actual Survey shewing the Situation of the Batteries that are Proposed for their Defence
Cartographer:
Pringle, Robert, -1793
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Name on Item:
by Lieut. Robert Pringle Engineer.
Date:
1774
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Military art and science--Newfoundland and Labrador--Placentia--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Newfoundland and Labrador--Placentia--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Harbors--Newfoundland and Labrador--Placentia--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Placentia (N.L.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNewfoundland and Labrador (province)Placentia
Publisher:
[Placentia?] : by Lieut. Robert Pringle Engineer.,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by hachuring.
Sounding depths are given.
North is oriented to the lower left of the map, indicated by a compass arrow.
Shows title, statement of responsibility and lettered key (A-H) at upper right.
Shows Fort Frederick, Castle Graves and the incomplete new fort.
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.II.13. Comprises 2 sheets joined and laid on linen - a roll. Manuscript annotation at lower centre 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 on 2 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 51 x 60 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027386
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