PLAN DE LA RIVIERE ET DES FORTS DE CHVAGEN


PLAN DE LA RIVIERE ET DES FORTS DE CHVAGEN

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Title:
PLAN DE LA RIVIERE ET DES FORTS DE CHVAGEN
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 1760]
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
Fort Oswego (Oswego, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkOswego (county)Fort Ontario
New YorkOswego (county)Oswego
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date suggested as map shows a completed pentagonal Fort Ontario, while Fort Oswego on the oppostite bank of the river is descirbed as being in ruins.
Relief is shown by shading.
North is oriented to the bottom of the map, indicated by a compass arrow.
Shows title and lettered key (A-Q) to left of map.
Shows a scale bar of toises at lower left.
Shows a bridge over the River Oswego ("R de Chouagen").
Copy at Add Ms 57,708.7. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIII. Shows manuscript addition of "7" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 7" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/39" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "15". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/39". Paper watermark illegible.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 36 x 47 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:3,200
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999738
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