PLAN OF FORT STANWIX AT THE ONNIDE STATION Done by a Scale of 150 Feet to one Inch


PLAN OF FORT STANWIX AT THE ONNIDE STATION Done by a Scale of 150 Feet to one Inch

Item Information

Title:
PLAN OF FORT STANWIX AT THE ONNIDE STATION Done by a Scale of 150 Feet to one Inch
Surveyor:
Pfister, Francis, 1740-1777
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
Surveyd by Fran.s Pfister Eng: 1760.
Date:
[1760–1762]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Rome--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Rome--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Stanwix (Rome, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkOneida (county)Rome
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : Surveyd by Fran.s Pfister Eng:,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date range suggested from date of 1760 shown on map and date of 1762 supplied by Boston Public Library.
Relief is shown by shading.
Shows title, incorporating Pfister's name, the 1760 date and scale bar, in a decorative cartouche at lower right.
Shows "Road from F.t New Port" and "Road from F.t Harakeman's".
Shows "Artillery's Garden", "Garrison's Garden", "Buying Place" and "Saw mill" on the banks of the Mohawk River.
Shows outline only of "Ft Craven" (had been destroyed in 1756).
Inset at lower left within edcorative, vined boarders are three sections through the fort a a "PLAN OF THE MAGAZINE" with their own scale bar of "Scale 15:th feet to a Inch" (scale approximately 1:180).
Compare another plan of Fort Stanwix (see Add Ms 57,711.12.).
Copy at Add Ms 57,711.11. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "11" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 49" in pencil at lower left and "A 30/70" at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "47". Manuscript annotation in pencil shows "Drawer 30 Section 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/70". Paper watermark shows a shield with a diagonal stripe, surmouted by a fleur de lys, with "LVG" beneath. Countermark shows "JW".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with wash ; 56 x 44 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,800
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999743
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