PLAN of FORT STANWIX BUILD at ONIEDA STATION 1758
- PLAN of FORT STANWIX BUILD at ONIEDA STATION 1758
- Pfister, Francis, 1740-1777
- Former owner:
- Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
- Former owner:
- Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
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
New YorkOneida (county)Rome
[Place of production not identified] :
- Notes (date):
North is oriented to the right of the map and is indicated by a compass arrow.
Shows title at upper centre.
Shows lettered key (E-F) on a "scroll" at centre left.
Inset with "ELEVATION OF THE CASMATS" at upper centre and "Section thro: A.B." at centre right (scale approximately 1:240).
Shows scale bars at lower centre; "Scale for the Plan 40 feet to a Inch" and "Scale for the Section 20 feet to a Inch".
Compare another plan of Fort Stanwix within its wider environs by Francis Pfister (see Add Ms 57,711.11.).
Copy at Add Ms 57,711.12. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "12" in pencil at lower right. Shows "A 47" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/69" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "46". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/69". Paper watermark shows a shield with a fleur de lys, surmounted by a crown, with "C & I HONIG" beneath. Countermark shows "IV".
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with wash ; 42 x 52 cm
Scale approximately 1:480
- Catalog Record:
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