[Map of Fort Detroit and environs]


[Map of Fort Detroit and environs]

Item Information

Title:
[Map of Fort Detroit and environs]
Former owner:
Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791
Date:
[1761–1763]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Erie, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Erie, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Detroit (Detroit, Mich.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Sandusky Bay (Ohio)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Erie, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
OhioSandusky Bay
MichiganWayne (county)Detroit
Erie, Lake
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date attributed as map shows "Fort du Detroit", but also "Sandusky blockhouse" on the south side of Sandusky Bay which was burned in 1763 (not to be confused with the later fort that was built on the north side of the bay).
Shows sailing directions from Lake Erie to Fort Detroit with textual instructions in French.
Copy at Add Ms 21,686.72. Bound in a volume. Manuscript addition of "72" in pencil to recto. Laid on archival tissue. Evidence of old folds.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour, over pencil ; 24 x 39 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002034118
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