Fort William & Mary on Piscataqua River in the Province of New Hampshire on the Continent of America


Fort William & Mary on Piscataqua River in the Province of New Hampshire on the Continent of America

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Title:
Fort William & Mary on Piscataqua River in the Province of New Hampshire on the Continent of America
Description:
View of Fort William and Mary (Fort Constitution) from the South, with three men in conversation at right in the foreground, town of New Castle at left, fort in the middle with British flag flying above, and English ship sailing on Piscataqua River at right in the background, with Maine seen in distance beyond; key and explanatory text below, within washline.||Titled ‘A drawn View of Fort William and Mary’ 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 prospect draft of Fort William and Mary' 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.).
Watermark: Part of coat of arms (crown).
Extent:
1 drawing : ink, wash and watercolour ; sheet 23.3 x 55.9 cm
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
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