Section of the Citadel-Hill at Halifax : Showing the Progress made by the troops in leveling the same upon the line of 40 feet from the Heighest part


Section of the Citadel-Hill at Halifax

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Title:
Section of the Citadel-Hill at Halifax : Showing the Progress made by the troops in leveling the same upon the line of 40 feet from the Heighest part
Creator:
Bastide, John Henry, approximately 1700-1770
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
J. H. Bastide.
Date:
1761
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Nova Scotia--Halifax--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Nova Scotia--Halifax--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Halifax (N.S.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Halifax
Publisher:
[Halifax?] : J. H. Bastide,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows title centrally in black ink. The date (with the title) and Bastide's signature (at lower right) are shown in brown ink.
Shows a lettered key beneath the title identifying locations and heights on the hillside.
Shows a "Scale of 300 feet" at lower right.
Shows "For his Excellency general Amherst" in brown ink at lower left.
Copy at Add Ms 57,702.4. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "4" in pencil at upper right. Shows manuscript addition in pencil of "A 28/70" in pencil at lower left. Shows manuscript addition of "C 40" in pencil in margin at lower right. Evidence of old folds. White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Additional manuscript addition in pencil to verso showing "13". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/70". Manuscript addition to verso in brown ink shows "general Amherst". Paper watermark shows "LVG" beneath a shield?
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 26 x 42 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:300
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999732
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