PLAN ELEVATION SECTION and PROFILE of ye ROYAL BLOCKHOUSE


PLAN ELEVATION SECTION and PROFILE of ye ROYAL BLOCKHOUSE

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Title:
PLAN ELEVATION SECTION and PROFILE of ye ROYAL BLOCKHOUSE
Cartographer:
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 from completion of blockhouse in 1758 on the west bank of the Hudson River, opposite Fort Edward and Rogers Island, and comparison with Add Ms 57.711.10. incorporating the date (and Thomas Sowers' name).
Shows title at upper centre.
Shows lettered key (A-H) at lower left, including "the Drawbridge".
Shows scale bar at lower left, "Scale of 20 Feet to an Inch".
Copy at Add Ms 57,711.9. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "9" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 60" in pencil at lower left and "A 28/65" at upper left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "28". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/65". "A 60" repeated in pencil. Paper watermark shows a shiwld with a diagonal stripe, surmounted by a fleur de lys, with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 55 x 43 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:240
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999743
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