The Profil belonging to the Iconographycal Draft of the Fort William & Mary on Piscataqua River in America


The Profil belonging to the Iconographycal Draft of the Fort William & Mary on Piscataqua River in America

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Title:
The Profil belonging to the Iconographycal Draft of the Fort William & Mary on Piscataqua River in America
Description:
Detail and section of the east wall of Fort William and Mary, with Piscataqua River at left, two-storey roofed guardhouse attached to the wall and cannon propped up on wooden platform beside and large British flag flying above; 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:
This detail refers to Romer's plan of the Fort (see Maps K.Top.120.28.a.). 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: Fleur-de-lys.
Extent:
1 drawing : ink, wash and watercolour ; sheet 23 x 36.5 cm
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
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