[PLAN de Carillon]


[PLAN de Carillon]

Item Information

Title:
[PLAN de Carillon]
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1759]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Fort Ticonderoga--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Fort Ticonderoga--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkEssex (county)Fort Ticonderoga (transport point)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Title from verso.
An outline plan of Fort Carillon by an anonymous French cartographer prior to its capture by the English in 1759, when its name became Fort Ticonderoga.
Scale bar at lower left does not give units, but presumed to be in toises (thus scale approximately 1:600).
North is oriented to the bottom of the map.
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.11. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "11" in pencil at upper right. Manuscript addition in pencil shows "A 9" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Evidence of old folds. Green circular label to verso shows "5x", with "2" added in pencil adjacent. Annotation in pencil to verso shows "Drawer 30 Section 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/28", repeated in pencil. Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 40 x 53 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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