[Fort William and Mary on Piscataqua River]


[Fort William and Mary on Piscataqua River]

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Title:
[Fort William and Mary on Piscataqua River]
Description:
Plan of Fort William and Mary on the Island of New Castle surrounded by Piscataqua River, with a view in profile of the Fort as it formerly was showing a cannon and a piece of wall above, and two sections of the bastions and a detail of the watch-house below; scale and explanatory text, within washline.||Titled ‘A drawn Plan of Her Majesty's Fort William and Mary, on Piscataqua River, America, 1705; with a Profile of ditto’ in the Catalogue of the Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.||Titled 'A colored plan of "Her Majesty's Fort William and Mary, on Piscataqua River, America, 1705;" drawn on a scale of 55 feet to an inch; with profils on a scale of 13 feet to an inch' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum, London, 1844-1861.
Artist:
Romer, Wolfgang William, 1640-1713
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Date:
1705
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Genre:
Views
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New Hampshire--Fort Constitution--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Fort Constitution (N.H.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Places:
Fort Constitution (historical)
Notes:
Production details from other drawings by the same hand in the same volume (see Maps K.Top.120.39.a. and Maps K.Top.120.39.b.).
Title and date written in brown ink on verso.
Extent:
1 drawing : ink and wash ; sheet 43.8 x 58.5 cm
Scale:
Scale 1:660
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987812
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