[Map of Quebec and environs showing the position of the English and French troops]


[Map of Quebec and environs showing the position of the English and French troops]

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Title:
[Map of Quebec and environs showing the position of the English and French troops]
Former owner:
Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791
Date:
[1759]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Plains of Abraham, Battle of the, Québec, 1759--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Québec (Province)--Québec--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Québec (Province)--Québec--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Québec (Québec)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaQuebec (province)Québec
Publisher:
[Quebec?] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date of production suggested as 1759, not 1760 as in previous British Library cataloguing. Map shows position of French and English troops during the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 (and not the Battle of Sainte Foy in 1760). Also shows "Landing Place" at the (unnamed on the map) Anse-au-Foulon.
Relief is shown by shading.
Names "Riv: S.t Laurentz".
Shows "Gen: Hospital".
Shows "Batteries against the Town" across the Saint Lawrence River from Quebec.
Text in French describes the colour used on the map, "Le Rouge est L'armee Angloise" and "le bleue est L'armee Francoise".
Previously catalogued by the British Library with Ms 21,686.81., but maps appear to be by different hands and spelling of the Saint Lawrence River differs.
Copy at Add Ms 21,686.68-69. Bound in a volume. Manuscript addition of "68" in pencil to verso and "69" to recto. Red stamp of British Museum to verso. Laid on archival tissue. Evidence of old folds. Paper watermark shows a coat of arms.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 37 x 46 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:3,600
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002034118
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