A Plan of George's Bay & Islands Call'd by the French I. du quinto


A Plan of George's Bay & Islands Call'd by the French I. du quinto

Item Information

Title:
A Plan of George's Bay & Islands Call'd by the French I. du quinto
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 1755]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Quinte, Bay of (Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaOntario (province)Quinte, Bay of
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Sounding depths are given.
Depicts Bay of Quinte (but precise location not identified).
A decorative compass rose orients north to the upper right of the map.
Shows title at upper centre with scale above, "A Scale of 6 Miles an inch to a Mile".
Copy at Add Ms 57,707.11. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXII. Shows manuscript addition of "12" (and "14") in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 28/30" in pencil at upper left and "A 52" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "5". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 2". Manuscript additions to verso in pencil show "14" and 29".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink, over pencil ; 47 x 29 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:63,360
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999737
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