SKETCH OF THE COUNTRY ROUND TYCONDEROGA


SKETCH OF THE COUNTRY ROUND TYCONDEROGA

Item Information

Title:
SKETCH OF THE COUNTRY ROUND TYCONDEROGA
Cartographer:
Meyer, Elias, -1766
Former owner:
Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791
Name on Item:
Doen by L.f. E: Meyer of y:e 60.th Reg.t.
Date:
[1758]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Fort Ticonderoga--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Fort Ticonderoga--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkEssex (county)Fort Ticonderoga (transport point)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Doen by L.f. E: Meyer of y:e 60.th Reg.t.,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief is shown by shading.
Date from previous British Library cataloguing.
Shows title and signature at lower right with a lettered key (A-H) highlighting fortifications ("Retranchmant" and "Intrenchment to couver ye Batteaus") and other buildings of note ("Saw mill").
Shows a decorative compass rose at upper left orienting north to the top of the map.
Shows "Indian path" and "Road proposed to go to surround Tyconderoga". Also shows "Road to crown point".
Names "PART OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN", "NORTH END OF LAKE GEORGE" and "Wood Creek" - shown flowing into Lake Champlain from the south east.
Compare an example held by the William L. Clements Library (Germain Papers. Small Maps 1758 - see Brun 435).
Copy at Add Ms 21,686.30. Bound in a volume. Manuscript addition of "30" in pencil in margin at upper right. Manuscript addition of "8 July 1758" in pencil in margin at lower right. Red stamp of British Museum to verso.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with grey wash ; 20 x 18 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002034118
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