Sketch of the Isthmus to the NE of Crown Point


Sketch of the Isthmus to the NE of Crown Point

Item Information

Title:
Sketch of the Isthmus to the NE of Crown Point
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)--Crown Point State Historic Site--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Crown Point State Historic Site--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Champlain, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Crown Point State Historic Site (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkEssex (county)Crown Point (cape)
Champlain, Lake
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief is shown by shading.
Shows the title in a simple surround at upper right including the scale bar ("Scale of 600 yards") and a lettered key identifying "the old Fort", "the New one", "the Garden", "Grenadier Redoubt", "the Chimney" and "a Meadow".
Shows only the forts on the west side of Lake Champlain, but the wider environs surrounding "the chimney" are shown on the west side of the lake.
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.14. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "14" in pencil at upper right. Manuscript addition of "A 44" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "8". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 29 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 29/49". Paper watermark shows the royal arms surrounded by "HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE" with a "GR" countermark.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 36 x 45 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:5,760
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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