A Map of Niagara River or ye Straights between the Lakes Erie and Ontario with the Islands, Falls, and Rapids, as also the Carrying Place with its Road and distance


A Map of Niagara River or ye Straights between the Lakes Erie and Ontario with the Islands, Falls, and Rapids, as also the Carrying Place with its Road and distance

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Title:
A Map of Niagara River or ye Straights between the Lakes Erie and Ontario with the Islands, Falls, and Rapids, as also the Carrying Place with its Road and distance
Cartographer:
Demler, George
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
Lay'd down in the Month of May 1760 by Geo. Demler Lieu.t 60.th Regim.t.
Date:
[1760]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Niagara River (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Niagara River (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkNiagara (county)Old Fort Niagara
Publisher:
[Fort Niagara?] : Lay'd down in the Month of May 1760 by Geo. Demler Lieu.t 60.th Regim.t,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief is shown by shading.
Oriented with north to the right of the map.
Shows the river navigation by means of dotted line in red ink.
Shows paths and roads for the overland route from "Little Niagara" to Fort Niagara.
Shows the title, lettered key (A-M) and scale bar ("Scale of 8 miles") in a simple surround at lower right.
Copy at Add Ms 57,708.13. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIII. Comprises 2 sheets, joined. Shows manuscript addition of "13" in pencil at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "15". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 27 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso showing "A 27/33A" and repeated in pencil. Shows "A 53" in pencil to 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 in black and red ; 33 x 92 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:63,360
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999738
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