PLAN of the HARBOUR and FORTIFICATIONS of LOUISBOURG : The Harbour Survey'd by Capt Phill Durell the Town & Fortifications by I. H. Bastide Enginr for Nova Scotia


PLAN of the HARBOUR and FORTIFICATIONS of LOUISBOURG

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of the HARBOUR and FORTIFICATIONS of LOUISBOURG : The Harbour Survey'd by Capt Phill Durell the Town & Fortifications by I. H. Bastide Enginr for Nova Scotia
Surveyor:
Bastide, John Henry, approximately 1700-1770
Surveyor:
Durell, Philip, -1766
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1745]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Louisbourg
Publisher:
[Louisbourg?] : The Harbour Survey'd by Capt Phill Durell the Town & Fortifications by I. H. Bastide Enginr for Nova Scotia,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Sounding depths are given.
Shows title at upper right.
Shows a lettered key at lower right including a "Scale of half a mile" and a decorative compass rose sketched in pencil.
Shows manuscript addition in ink in margin at lower right, "B: 16: F: 58" (copied from Add Ms 57,702.9.?).
Compare Maps K.Top.119.88.2. for an exact (?) copy of this map.
Compare other maps of Louisbourg linked to Bastide in the R.U.S.I. collection (Add Ms 57,702.8 / Add Ms 57,702.9 / Add Ms 57,702.10 / Add Ms 57.702.12.) - copies of the map by different hands?
Copy at Add Ms 57,702.11. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "A 28/74" in pencil and "64" in ink at lower left. Shows manuscript addition of "C 8" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "18". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/74".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour, with pencil, 52 x 73 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:6,300
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999732
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