PLAN OF LAKE ONTARIO Copied and inlarged from a French Original, the North Shore corrected in some places, likewise the South from Oswego to Niagara by a Sketh of Cap. Sowers


PLAN OF LAKE ONTARIO Copied and inlarged from a French Original, the North Shore corrected in some places, likewise the South from Oswego to Niagara by a Sketh of Cap. Sowers

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Title:
PLAN OF LAKE ONTARIO Copied and inlarged from a French Original, the North Shore corrected in some places, likewise the South from Oswego to Niagara by a Sketh of Cap. Sowers
Cartographer:
Brehm, Dietrich
Surveyor:
Sowers, Thomas
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
D: Brehm Lieut.
Date:
[ca. 1760]
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, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Ontario, Lake
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : D: Brehm Lieut.,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date attributed from detail on the map; shows "Ruins of Frontenac" (destroyed in 1758) and "Where Fort Toronto stood" (Fort Toronto or Fort Rouillé was burned in 1759).
Shows title at upper left.
Shows lettered key (A-Y) at lower right identifying islands.
Refers to "a French Original" - perhaps René-Hippolyte Laforce's map (see Add Ms 57,707.10.).
Signed "D: Brehm Lieut;" at lower right.
Shows a route across the lake from Fort Niagara to "Where Fort Toronto stood".
Copy at Add Ms 57,707.11. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXII. Shows manuscript addition of "11" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 27/31C" in pencil at lower left and "A 18" at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Manuscript addition of "A 18" repeated to verso. Green circular label to verso showing "14". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 27 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 27/31C".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 49 x 76 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999737
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