Plan of Fort le Quesne, built by the French at the fork of the Ohio and Monongahela in 1754


Plan of Fort le Quesne, built by the French at the fork of the Ohio and Monongahela in 1754

Item Information

Title:
Plan of Fort le Quesne, built by the French at the fork of the Ohio and Monongahela in 1754
Creator:
Stobo, Robert, 1726-1770
Creator:
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Creator:
Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771
Date:
[1768]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Pittsburgh (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fort Duquesne (Pa.)--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
PennsylvaniaAllegheny (county)Pittsburgh
Publisher:
[London] : Printed for Robt. Sayer in Fleet Street and Thos. Jefferys at the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand
Notes:
Based on the plan drawn by Robert Stobo while a prisoner of the French in 1754.
Table of references identifies buildings and features of the fort.
"This plan was sent from America, as it had been taken by some curious French deserters."
Inset: [Cross-section of fort wall].
Appears in Jefferys' General topography of North America and the West Indies. London: Printed for Robert Sayer, ... and Thomas Jefferys, 1768.
Extent:
1 map ; 33 x 31 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:2,500]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_008139
Barcode:
30000003792232
30000002828963
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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