CARTE, ou plan Nouveau du Lac Ontario, avec touttes les isles et bayes qui y Sont rénfermées : Et les forts qui Sont Scitués Sur les bords du dit Lac


CARTE, ou plan Nouveau du Lac Ontario, avec touttes les isles et bayes qui y Sont rénfermées

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Title:
CARTE, ou plan Nouveau du Lac Ontario, avec touttes les isles et bayes qui y Sont rénfermées : Et les forts qui Sont Scitués Sur les bords du dit Lac
Cartographer:
Laforce, René-Hippolyte, 1728-1802
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
nouvellement tirée par hypolitte Laforce, à quebec Le 4.e fevrier 1757.
Date:
1757
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscrip--Early works to 1800
Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Frontenac (Ont. : Fort)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Old Fort Niagara (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Oswego (Oswego, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ontario (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaOntario (province)Kingston
New YorkOswego (county)Fort Oswego
Ontario, Lake
Publisher:
à quebec : nouvellement tirée par hypolitte Laforce,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows title in a decorative cartouche at upper left with a lettered (A-P) key beneath identifying the islands of Lake Ontario.
Shows a decorative compass rose in the centre of the lake orienting north to the top of the map.
Shows a mileage scale at lower right, "ECHELLE DE 20 Lieue & marine".
Shows four inset maps at the corners of the map of Lake Ontario; Fort Toronto (also known as Fort Rouillé) at upper left, Fort Niagara at lower left, Fort Frontenac at upper right and Forts Ontario, Oswego (here called "Chouayguin") and George (here called [pejoratively] "Fort au Boeufs") at lower right.
Copy at Add Ms 57,707.10. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXII. Shows manuscript addition of "10" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 27/32" in pencil at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Manuscript addition of "A 66" to verso. Green circular label to verso showing "13". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 27 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 27/32".
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 39 x 71 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,030,000
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999737
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