Sketch of the Isthmus to the NE of Crown Point
- 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
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
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
New YorkEssex (county)Crown Point (cape)
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- Notes (date):
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.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 36 x 45 cm
Scale approximately 1:5,760
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