PLAN OF FORT NIAGARA WITH ITS ENVIRONS


PLAN OF FORT NIAGARA WITH ITS ENVIRONS

Item Information

Title:
PLAN OF FORT NIAGARA WITH ITS ENVIRONS
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:
Surfeyed and Layd down by Geo. Demler P:t: Engineer in the month of April 1760.
Date:
1760
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
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:
[Fort Niagara?] : Surfeyed and Layd down by Geo. Demler P:t: Engineer,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Shows title in a simple surround at lower left including lettered key (A-D), textual remarks and the scale bar showing "Scale of 500 Fathoms". Also signed and dated at lower left.
Shows Fort Niagara and its gardens.
The key refers to "Traders Hutts latly burined" but these are not shown on the map.
Shows in red a circle around the fort marking a distance line of 2000 yards.
Copy at Add Ms 57,708.9. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIII. Comprises 3 (partial) sheets, joined. Shows manuscript addition of "9" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 30/51" in pencil at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "27". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/51". Pencil annotation to verso showing "A 12" has been crossed through. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield, with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map on 3 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 46 x 80 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:7,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999738
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