Plan Of the Fort and ATTACK of NIAGARA, and road leading To the ENGLISH Landing place, Also the Action Where the FRENCH were DEFEATED


Plan Of the Fort and ATTACK of NIAGARA, and road leading To the ENGLISH Landing place, Also the Action Where the FRENCH were DEFEATED

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Title:
Plan Of the Fort and ATTACK of NIAGARA, and road leading To the ENGLISH Landing place, Also the Action Where the FRENCH were DEFEATED
Cartographer:
Jones, Quartermaster of the 46th Regiment of Foot
Associated name:
Aubry, Charles Philippe, -1770
Associated name:
Massey, Eyre, 1st Baron Clarina, 1719-1804
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1759]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
La Belle-Famille, Battle of--New York (State)--Old Fort Niagara--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--New York (State)--Old Fort Niagara--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science----New York (State)--Old Fort Niagara--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Old Fort Niagara (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkNiagara (county)Old Fort Niagara
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : done by Q.r M.r Jones of the 46:,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date suggested from depiction of Battle of Niagara in July 1759.
Relief shown by shading.
Shows title across the top of the map.
Shows lettered key (A-N) on a scroll, supported by a hand, to centre. Scroll also incorporates statement of responsibility, "done by Q.r M.r Jones of the 46:" and scale statement, "Layd down by a scale of 100 fathoms to an Inch".
Shows and names positions of troops around Fort Niagara during the Battle of La Belle Famille.
Inset at lower right, within a decorative surround, shows Fort Niagara at a larger scale (not given).
Additional sheet shows alternative title (and nothing else): "Encampment of the Troops at the Siege of Niagara, and an Account of the Action between the Corps comanded by Lt Col Massy & Capt: D'Aubry" (no account present).
Copy at Add Ms 57,708.10. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIII. Comprises 2 sheets, joined, with an additional sheet attached showing an alternative title. Shows manuscript addition of "10" in pencil at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Blank green circular label to title sheet. "A 50" and "a 30.53a" in pencil to title sheet. "A30/53A" in blue crayon to map verso. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield, with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour, accompanied by 1 additional sheet with alternative title ; 39 x 89 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:7,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999738
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