PLAN OF FORT NIAGARA WITH ITS ENVIRONS
- PLAN OF FORT NIAGARA WITH ITS ENVIRONS
- 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.
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
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
New YorkNiagara (county)Old Fort Niagara
[Fort Niagara?] :
Surfeyed and Layd down by Geo. Demler P:t: Engineer,
- Notes (date):
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.
- 1 map on 3 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 46 x 80 cm
Scale approximately 1:7,200
- Catalog Record:
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