PLAN D'une des Redoutes des Lignes projettee par Mr de PontLeroy ing.r le Chef du Canada sur La plage de Beaupoint pour supposer au Barquements des anglois


PLAN D'une des Redoutes des Lignes projettee par Mr de PontLeroy ing.r le Chef du Canada sur La plage de Beaupoint pour supposer au Barquements des anglois

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Title:
PLAN D'une des Redoutes des Lignes projettee par Mr de PontLeroy ing.r le Chef du Canada sur La plage de Beaupoint pour supposer au Barquements des anglois
Cartographer:
CB
Associated named:
Sarrebource de Pontleroy, Nicolas, 1717-1802
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
fait a Quebec le 21 Xbr 1758 CB.
Date:
1758
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Québec (Province)--Beauport--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Québec (Province)--Beauport--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Beauport (Québec)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaQuebec (province)Beauport
Publisher:
[Quebec] : fait a Quebec le 21 Xbr 1758 CB,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows a plan of the projected redoubt at Fort Beauport on the upper part of the sheet with a profile (section through the fort) below.
Shows title at upper left including the signature "CB" (?), and "CANADA 1758" beneath.
Date in title uses "Xbre" for December.
Shows "Echelle de 20 T. a 3d P. Toises" at lower left.
The lower part of the sheet shows the "Profil Sur La ligne AB" with its own scale "Echelle De 5 Toises 21 Pouce p. Toises" (scale approximately 1:72).
Copy at Add Ms 57,704.6. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "6" in pencil at upper right. Shows manuscript addition of "13/426" in pencil at lower left. Shows manuscript addition of "No. 375" in ink at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Blue label to verso shows "B 426". Annotation to verso in ink (partially illegible) "en 1750 ... des Anglois". Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a roundel, surmounted by a crown.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 36 x 43 cm, on sheet 55 x 44 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:270
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999734
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