A PLAN & SURVEY of the Town and Harbour of LOUISBOURG : the harbour by Cap Darell & the Town & Batteries by Cap Bastide Engineer


A PLAN & SURVEY of the Town and Harbour of LOUISBOURG

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Title:
A PLAN & SURVEY of the Town and Harbour of LOUISBOURG : the harbour by Cap Darell & the Town & Batteries by Cap Bastide Engineer
Cartographer:
Barker, John
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:
1748
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:
[Place of production not identified] : JOHN BARKER DELIN 1748 No. 32.
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially and by shading.
Sounding depths are given.
Shows title at upper centre.
Shows lettered key (A-Z) at lower right.
Shows a "Scale of an English MILE" at lower right.
Shows "JOHN BARKER DELIN 1748 No. 32" in a semi-circle at lower centre. Is this the same John Barker responsible for a plan of Woolwich in 1749 (see Maps K.Top.17.21.), thus suggesting the map was produced (copied) in London?
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 57.702.11.).
Copy at Add Ms 57,702.12. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVII. Shows red stamp of R.U.S.I. in margin at upper centre. Shows manuscript addition of "A 28/72" in pencil at lower left. Shows manuscript addition of "C 16" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "16". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/72". Manuscript addition of "12" to verso in pencil.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour, 41 x 61 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:15,300
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999732
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