PLAN ELEVATION SECTION and PROFILE of ye ROYAL BLOCKHOUSE OPPOSITE FORT EDWARD


PLAN ELEVATION SECTION and PROFILE of ye ROYAL BLOCKHOUSE OPPOSITE FORT EDWARD

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Title:
PLAN ELEVATION SECTION and PROFILE of ye ROYAL BLOCKHOUSE OPPOSITE FORT EDWARD
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:
Tho.s Sowers Eng.r 1759.
Date:
1759
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Fort Edward--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Fort Edward--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Edward (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkWashington (county)Fort Edward
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Tho.s Sowers Eng.r,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows title at upper left in a decoratice cartouche incorporating a lettered key (A-H).
Shows scale bar at lower left, "Scale of 20 Feet to an Inch".
Compare Add Ms 57,711.9. - also showing the Blockhouse and by Thomas Sowers (although unsigned and undated) but lacking the elaborate title cartouche of this map.
Copy at Add Ms 57,711.10. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "10" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 78" in pencil at lower left and "A 28/64" at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "8a". Manuscript annotation in pencil shows "Drawer 28 Section 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/64".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with wash ; 55 x 40 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:240
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999743
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