A SKETCH of LAKE ONTARO between OSWEGO and NIAGARA and from thence up the River to the upper End of the Carrying Place


A SKETCH of LAKE ONTARO between OSWEGO and NIAGARA and from thence up the River to the upper End of the Carrying Place

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Title:
A SKETCH of LAKE ONTARO between OSWEGO and NIAGARA and from thence up the River to the upper End of the Carrying Place
Cartographer:
Sowers, Thomas
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
Thomas Sowers Eng.r.
Date:
[ca. 1758]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Navigation--Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Ontario, Lake
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Thomas Sowers Eng.r,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date from previous British Library cataloguing.
Relief is shown by shading.
Shows title in a decorative cartouche at lower left.
Shows text "REMARKS" regarding navigating Lake Ontario in a simple surround above the map.
Shows Fort Niagara and Fort Ontario as a pentagon (supporting 1758 as the earliest possible date of production).
Shows "Falls of Niagara".
Copy at Add Ms 57,708.8. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIII. Shows manuscript addition of "8" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 59" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "18". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 2". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/95" and repeated in pencil. Paper watermark is partial and shows a diagonal stripe within a shield.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with wash ; 11 x 50 cm, on sheet 23 x 60 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999738
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