Plan of Fort Edward


Plan of Fort Edward

Item Information

Title:
Plan of Fort Edward
Associated name:
Eyre, William, active 1755
Date:
1755
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Fort Edward--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Fort Edward--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Edward (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkWashington (county)Fort Edward
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Shows title at lower right with date above and descriptive text beneath.
Shows scale bar at lower right, "Scale of 600 Yards".
Consider William Eyre as cartographer? Compare William Eyre's "PLAN of FORT EDWARD" (Maps K.Top.121.55.) and his "Sketch of Fort Edward, Novr. 30th, 1756" in pen and ink, in the Germain Papers of the Map Division at the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan (Germain Papers. Map Division, Small Maps 1756.) and included in their online exhibition, "The Geometry of War: Fortification Plans from 18th-century America" http://www.clements.umich.edu/exhibits/online/geometry_of_war/geometry6.php. - viewed 2013.
Copy at Add Ms 15,535.1. Small red stamp of British Museum at lower right. Pasted in an album, verso not visible.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 26 x 23 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:7,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS032-002087309
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