PLAN of the TOWER at POINT PLEASANT for the protection of the Sea Batteries at that place and for the defence of the Harbour of Halifax -


PLAN of the TOWER at POINT PLEASANT for the protection of the Sea Batteries at that place and for the defence of the Harbour of Halifax -

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Title:
PLAN of the TOWER at POINT PLEASANT for the protection of the Sea Batteries at that place and for the defence of the Harbour of Halifax -
Description:
The Martello tower in Point Pleasant Par, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Cartographer:
Eastcliff, T. G. W.
Associated name:
Edward Augustus, Prince, Duke of Kent, 1767-1820
Associated name:
Straton, James
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Name on Item:
Projected in 1795 by Cap.n James Straton Royal Engineer's and built by order of Lieu.t General His Highness Prince Edward.
Date:
[1799]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Military art and science--Nova Scotia--Halifax--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Nova Scotia--Halifax--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Martello towers--Nova Scotia--Halifax--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Point Pleasant Park (Halifax, N.S.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Halifax
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : T. G. W. Eastcliff,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date from Add Ms 33,231.LL.2.
Shows title at upper left.
Shows scale bar at lower centre, "Scale of 17 Feet to an Inch".
Shows "T. G. W. Eastcliff" at lower right.
See also Add Ms 33,231.LL.2.
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.LL.1. A roll. 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 upper right.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 48 x 56 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:204
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027388
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