PLAN of FORT GEORGE, on Mount Charity, in BARBADOES


PLAN of FORT GEORGE, on Mount Charity, in BARBADOES

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of FORT GEORGE, on Mount Charity, in BARBADOES
Surveyor:
Walker, Thomas
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Date:
1782
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Barbados--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Barbados--Defences--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Barbados--History--1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
BarbadosBarbados (island)
Notes:
A manuscript map of Barbados, created in the context of American Revolutionary War, 1775-1783, by Thomas Walker, Lieutenant of 60th Light Infantry.
Relief shown pictorially.
Dedicated to Major General James Cunningham, Commander-in-Chief and Governor of Barbados.
Includes a paper flap with remarks regarding positions and power of batteries on the island and giving a description of their defensive properties.
Oriented with East at the top.
Paper bears two watermarks of a shield with a fleur-de-li surmounted with a crown, number "4" and letters underneath, and "I*VILL[E]DARY".
Includes a key.
Extent:
1 map : ink and watercolour over pencil ; 45 x 57 cm
Scale:
Scale 1:1,380
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987042
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