[Plan of proposed Fort Ontario at Oswego]


[Plan of proposed Fort Ontario at Oswego]

Item Information

Title:
[Plan of proposed Fort Ontario at Oswego]
Cartographer:
Brasier, William
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
W. B. Del.t.
Date:
[1759]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Oswego--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science----New York (State)--Oswego--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ontario (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkOswego (county)Fort Ontario
New YorkOswego (county)Oswego
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : W. B. Del.t.
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Untitled but initiitialled at lower right, "W. B. Del.t".
Shows the proposed fort for 500 men (Fort Ontario) on the east bank of the Oswego River ("Part of the Onondaugar River").
A lettered key at centre right identifies the "Retrenched Battery" and "Blockhouse" on the opposite side of the river.
Shows scale bar at lower left, "The Scale 200 Feet to an Inch".
Copy at Add Ms 57,708.3. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIII. Shows manuscript addition of "3" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 74" in pencil at lower left and "A 30/56" at upper left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "33". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/56". Paper watermark shows a horn within a shield, surmounted by a crown, with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 39 x 31 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:2,400
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999738
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