SKETCH OF THE RIVER S.T LAWRENCE From LAKE ONTARIO to MONTREAL by AN ONONDAGA INDIAN


SKETCH OF THE RIVER S.T LAWRENCE From LAKE ONTARIO to MONTREAL by AN ONONDAGA INDIAN

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Title:
SKETCH OF THE RIVER S.T LAWRENCE From LAKE ONTARIO to MONTREAL by AN ONONDAGA INDIAN
Cartographer:
Johnson, Guy, approximately 1740-1788
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
GUY JOHNSON Pinxit 1759.
Date:
1759
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Ontario, Lake
Saint Lawrence River
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : GUY JOHNSON Pinxit 1759,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows Native American nomenclature.
Shows title in a decorative cartouche at lower left incorporating a "brick wall" design.
Signed "GUY JOHNSON Pinxit 1759" within cartouche at lower right.
Shows "REFERENCES" (a key) at lower right including "Indian Settlements", "French Forts", "Carrying places" , "Indian foot-paths" and "Rifts, or strong water".
Shows a note at lower left "NB great part of Ontario Lake is not particularly described".
Shows Fort Stanwix.
Copy at Add Ms 57,707.1. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXII. Shows manuscript addition of "A 13" in pencil at lower right and "A 28/47" at lower left. Shows manuscript addition of "1" in pencil at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "22". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 2". Blue label to the verso shows "A 28/47". Paper watermark shows a shield containing a diagonal stripe with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink over pencil ; 30 x 49 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999737
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