Plan of York Fort erected at Chateaux bay on the Coast of Labradore 1766


Plan of York Fort erected at Chateaux bay on the Coast of Labradore 1766

Item Information

Title:
Plan of York Fort erected at Chateaux bay on the Coast of Labradore 1766
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Date:
1766
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Newfoundland and Labrador--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Newfoundland and Labrador--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Newfoundland and Labrador--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNewfoundland and Labrador (province)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows Fort York in Chateau Bay, Labrador.
Shows "Covert Way" and "Ditch".
Shows "elevation and Plan of the Blackhouse" at centre with the "Well" and "Officers Room" marked.
Shows a section of the fort (marked "AB" on the plan) beneath the map.
Shows "Scale of 20 feet to an Inch" at lower right (but no scale bar".
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.KK. Rolled. Evidence of old folds. Shows inscription at lower right, "Handed over to Lieut. Monier Skinner E. Eng.t by his father in 1872". Small red stamp of British Museum at lower right. Laid on linen. "No 4" to verso in ink. Verso stamped with pressmark and repeated in pencil.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 48 x 38 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:240
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027387
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