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
- Brehm, Dietrich
- 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.
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
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
[Place of production not identified] :
D: Brehm Lieut.,
- Notes (date):
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".
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 49 x 76 cm
Scale not given
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