A PLAN OF LOUISBOUGH HARBOUR
- A PLAN OF LOUISBOUGH HARBOUR
- Durell, Philip, -1766
- Former owner:
- George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
- George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
- Name on Item:
By Capt. Philip Durell. Iune the 17th 1745.
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military maps--Early works to 1800
United States--History--King George’s War, 1744-1748--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Louisbourg
The title appears in a surround at the top of the sheet with "A Scale of one Mile" to 6 1/2 inches below.
The Explanation at upper left comprises a lettered (A-N) and symbolic key identifying locations on the map, including the batteries, lighthouse and citadels. The explanation also numbers the guns and mortars.
The map details the English batteries at Louisbourg, Nova Scotia during the War of the Austrian Succession and the siege of Louisbourg.
Titled 'A drawn Plan of Louisbourg Harbour, by Captain Philip Durell, June 17th 1745' in the Catalogue of 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 Louisbough (sic) Harbour, by Captain Philip Durell, June 17th, 1745;" drawn on a scale of 6 1/2 inches to a mile : 2 f. 4 in. x 1 f. 8 1/2 in.' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
- 1 map: manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 52 x 74 cm
Scale approximately 1:9,500
- Catalog Record:
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