PLAN of FORT FREDERICK at NEWFOUND-LAND as it is now with the new Additions
- PLAN of FORT FREDERICK at NEWFOUND-LAND as it is now with the new Additions
- Former owner:
- Skinner, William, 1700-1780
- Former owner:
- Skinner, Monier
- Name on Item:
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
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
Placentia (N.L.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
CanadaNewfoundland and Labrador (province)Placentia
[Place of production not identified] :
- Notes (date):
Date suggested from reference to "sodds" - fort was reinforced from 1744 (see http://www.historicplaces.ca/en/rep-reg/place-lieu.aspx?id=4067).
Shows title in a surround at upper left.
Shows lettered key (A-O) in a surround at lower right.
Shows cartographer's (?) name in margin at lower right - now trimmed (only "F. G" remains").
Shows scale bar ("Scale 20 Feet to an Inch") at lower centre.
Shows a profile view through the fort at upper centre.
Shows "B:15: F;21" in ink at lower right and "(24)" at lower left.
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.II.16. A roll. Manuscript annotation at upper 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.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 52 x 35 cm
Scale approximately 1:240
- Catalog Record:
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