PLAN FORT EDWARD


PLAN FORT EDWARD

Item Information

Title:
PLAN FORT EDWARD
Associated name:
Sowers, Thomas
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 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] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date suggested as barracks, a store house and bake ovens are shown on Rogers Island.
Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.
Shows title at upper left in a simple surround incorporating the lettered key (a-g), which identifies buildings within Fort Edward, and the scale bar showing "Scale of 240 Feet".
Names "Hudsons River".
Shows "Garden" at lower right.
Previous British Library cataloguing suggests Thomas Sowers as possible cartographer.
Copy at Add Ms 57,711.7. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "7" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 62" in pencil at lower left and "A 28/66" at upper left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "9". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/66". Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield, surnounted by a crown, with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 61 x 50 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:720
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999743
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