[Map of Fort Carillon]

[Map of Fort Carillon]
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Item Information

[Map of Fort Carillon]
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)--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
Essex (county)Fort Ticonderoga (transport point)
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour, over pencil ; 48 x 61 cm
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[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Scale approximately 1:400
Catalog Record:
Relief shown pictorially.
Untitled and unsigned map of Fort Ticonderoga (previously Fort Carillon).
Date of before 1759 attributed as scale bar at lower left is given in toises, a unit more comminly used by French cartographers thus suggesting the map was produced prior to the British capture of the fort in 1759 when its name was changed to Ticonderoga.
North is oriented to the top of the map.
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.12. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "12" in pencil at lower right. Manuscript addition in pencil shows "A 9" at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Evidence of old folds. Green circular label to verso shows "5". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/27", and repeated in pencil. Paper watermark shows a shield with a diagonal stripe, surmounted by a fleur de lys.
Notes (date):
This date is inferred.