PLAN and SECTIONS of the Front of the Projected Hornwork at FORT CUMBERLAND with CASEMATES Proposed in the Curtain Capable of Containing 800 Men &c


PLAN and SECTIONS of the Front of the Projected Hornwork at FORT CUMBERLAND with CASEMATES Proposed in the Curtain Capable of Containing 800 Men &c

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Title:
PLAN and SECTIONS of the Front of the Projected Hornwork at FORT CUMBERLAND with CASEMATES Proposed in the Curtain Capable of Containing 800 Men &c
Cartographer:
Bruce, Robert George
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
By R. G. Bruce Eng.r Nov.r 1761.
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:
Shows title across the top of the map.
Shows 9 drawings around the map of the projected hornwork, each showing a section through the projected hornwork.
Shows "Scale 20 Feet to an Inch" at upper left.
Compare other manuscript maps of Fort Cumberland by Robert George Bruce in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI.
Copy at Add Ms 57,701.12. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI. Shows the red stamp of R.U.S.I. at lower right. Shows manuscript addition of "13" in pencil at upper right, "C13" at lower left and "A 28/62" at upper left. Laid on linen. Green circular sticker to verso with "5". Additional white label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Additional blue label to verso showing "A 28/62". Paper watermark shows fleur de lys with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 75 x 54 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:240
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999731
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