A PLAN OF THE ISLAND OF CAPE BRETON
- A PLAN OF THE ISLAND OF CAPE BRETON
- Former owner:
- Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
- Former owner:
- Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Cape Breton Island (N.S.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Cape Breton Island (island)
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- Notes (date):
Date from previous British Library cataloguing.
Shows title at upper centre.
Shows a scale bar at lower right, but no units are given.
Shows a compass rose at lower centre.
Compare Maps K.Top.119.85. in the King's Topographical Collection - although by a different hand (with a possible attribution to Matthew Dixon and a suggested date of between 1740 and 1758). The K.Top map shows the same nomenclature or toponyms.
Copy at Add Ms 57,701.5. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI. Shows the red stamp of R.U.S.I. to the title at upper centre. With evidence of a centrefold. Manuscript addition of "6" in pencil in margin at upper right. Manuscript addition of "A 27/4" in pencil in margin at upper left. Manuscript addition of "C19" in pencil at lower left. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys. Countermark is "IV". Laid on linen. Green circular sticker to verso with "4". Additional white label to verso showing "DRAWER 27 SECTION 5". Additional blue label to verso showing "A 27/4".
- 1 map : manuscript black ink ; 65 x 46 cm
Scale not determined
- Catalog Record:
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