PLAN of the Country adjacent to FORT CUMBERLAND Upon the Isthmus of NOVA-SCOTIA Showing the general Situation of that Fort


PLAN of the Country adjacent to FORT CUMBERLAND Upon the Isthmus of NOVA-SCOTIA Showing the general Situation of that Fort

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Title:
PLAN of the Country adjacent to FORT CUMBERLAND Upon the Isthmus of NOVA-SCOTIA Showing the general Situation of that Fort
Cartographer:
Bruce, Robert George
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
1761
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New Brunswick--Fort Cumberland--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New Brunswick--Fort Cumberland--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Cumberland (N.B.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNew Brunswick (province)Fort Beauséjour National Historic Park (historical park)
Publisher:
[Fort Cumberland?] : R G Bruce,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.
Shows title at upper right including name of "R G Bruce" and date "Nov.r 1761" as well as a "Scale 800 Feet to an Inch".
Shows "Ruins of Fort Lawrence".
Shows "Marsh Overflowed at Spring Tide when the Dikes are Broke" beneath Fort Cumberland.
Shows a decorative compass rose in the Bay of Chignecto orienting north to the upper left of the map.
Compare other manuscript maps of Fort Cumberland by Robert George Bruce in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI.
Copy at Add Ms 57,701.9. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI. Shows the red stamp of R.U.S.I. to the title at upper right. Shows manuscript addition of "9" in pencil at lower right, "C13" also at lower right and "A 28/60" at lower left. Laid on linen. Green circular sticker to verso with "3". Additional white label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Additional blue label to verso showing "A 28/60". Paper watermark shows fleur de lys with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 52 x 68 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:9,600
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999731
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