FORT BEDFORD


FORT BEDFORD

Item Information

Title:
FORT BEDFORD
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Date:
[1758–1763]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Pennsylvania--Bedford--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Bedford--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Bedford (Bedford, Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
PennsylvaniaBedford (county)Bedford
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date range suggested as fort built in 1758.
Relief shown by shading.
Shows scale bars at lower right.
Shows profile through the fort at lower centre (scale approximately 1:240).
Shows distinctive garden at lower left - compare with maps of Fort Bedford in the King's Topographical Collection and engraved maps of the fort published by Mary Ann Rocque.
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.NN.9. A roll - laid on linen. 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 William Skinner?). Red stamp of British Museum at lower centre. Pressmark stamped to verso and repeated in pencil.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 34 x 46 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027390
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