PART OF THE HARBOUR of ST IOHNS


PART OF THE HARBOUR of ST IOHNS

Item Information

Title:
PART OF THE HARBOUR of ST IOHNS
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Date:
[1767]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Military art and science--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Harbors--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
St. John's (N.L.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNewfoundland and Labrador (province)Saint John's
Publisher:
[Saint John] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date range on stylistic grounds and because a battery (?) is shown, although not named, in "Quiddy Viddy Gutt" and dates from 1767 - see http://www.historicplaces.ca/en/rep-reg/place-lieu.aspx?id=3061.
Relief shown by hachuring.
Sounding depths are given.
Shows Fort William.
Shows proposed defences on Signal Hill.
Shows title at lower left.
Shows a lettered key/list of references in lower margin.
Shows sectional view across The Narrows in left margin.
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.II.4. A roll. Laid on linen. Manuscript annotation at lower left in black ink, "Handed over to Lieut. Monier Skinner R. Eng.r by his father in 1872" and initialled (by William 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 ; 43 x 60 cm, on sheet 54 x 75cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027386
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