[Lake Ontario]


[Lake Ontario]

Item Information

Title:
[Lake Ontario]
Description:
Untitled sketch map of Lake Ontario with two inset maps showing Fort Niagara and environs and Fort Cataraqui (also known as Fort Frontenac in present-day Kingston, Ontario) and environs.
Cartographer:
D. B.
Former owner:
Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791
Name on Item:
D.B. Crownpoint July 31.st 1760.
Date:
1760
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Frontenac (Ont. : Fort)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Old Fort Niagara (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Oswego (Oswego, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ontario (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaOntario (province)Kingston
New YorkOswego (county)Fort Oswego
Ontario, Lake
Publisher:
[Crown Point] : D.B. Crownpoint,.
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Sounding depths are given.
Shows forts at "NIAGARA", "Toronto", "CHOAGEN" (Oswego, New York - the two forts shown were also later known as Fort Oswego and Fort Ontario, on opposing sides of the river) and Frontenac".
Drawn in black ink. With (later?) additions in brown ink.
Inset at lower left with a map showing Fort Niagara and environs. Sounding depths are given. A scale of lieu is shown (scale approximately 1:60,000?).
Inset at lower right with a map showing the fort at Cataraqui and environs. Includes a scale of lieu (scale approximately 1:55,000?).
Copy at Add Ms 21,686.32. Bound in a volume. Manuscript addition of "32" in pencil in margin at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Evidence of old folds. Red stamp of British Museum to verso.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 38 x 46 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002034118
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