PLAN and SECTIONS of FORT CUMBERLAND As Proposed to be Repaired


PLAN and SECTIONS of FORT CUMBERLAND As Proposed to be Repaired

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Title:
PLAN and SECTIONS of FORT CUMBERLAND As Proposed to be Repaired
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 at upper centre.
Shows "Scale for the Plan 60 Feet to an Inch" at upper right.
An inset at upper left shows a "Detached Redoubt" with a line marking the section through "G-H" (shown beneath the map).
Shows 4 sections through the fort (marked as "A-B", "C-D", "E-F" and "G-H") at the bottom of the map with a "Scale 20 Feet to an Inch for the Sections" (1:240).
Shows extensive outworks around the fort (proposed and never built).
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. beneath the scale bar at upper right. Shows manuscript addition of "12" in pencil at lower right, "C13" also at lower right and "A 28/61" at lower left. Laid on linen. Green circular sticker to verso with "4". Additional white label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Additional blue label to verso showing "A 28/61". Paper watermark shows fleur de lys with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 51 x 72 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:720
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999731
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