A Plan of Part of the East Coast of the Island of Cape Breton


A Plan of Part of the East Coast of the Island of Cape Breton

Item Information

Title:
A Plan of Part of the East Coast 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
Date:
[1765]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Cape Breton Island (N.S.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Cape Breton Island (island)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date from previous British Library cataloguing and stylistic observations.
Shows title at lower left.
Shows "A Scale of English Statute Miles" at lower right.
Includes a note at lower right "Note. The Red Line is Drawn at the distance of two Miles parallel to the Sea Coast".
shows a decorative compass rose at upper right including north and magnetic north. The compass rose includes an arrow with a feathered fletch.
Shows English and French nomenclature or toponyms.
Copy at Add Ms 57,701.8. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "8" in pencil at upper right, "A84" at lower left and "A 27/6" at lower right. Laid on linen. Green circular sticker to verso with "6". Additional white label to verso showing "DRAWER 27 SECTION 5". Additional blue label to verso showing "a 27/6".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 45 x 29 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:253,440
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999731
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