Draught of a Scout over the Mountains West-ward of Lake Champlain
- Draught of a Scout over the Mountains West-ward of Lake Champlain
- Davies, Thomas
- Former owner:
- Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
- Former owner:
- Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
- Name on Item:
T Davies fecit An: 1759.
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Champlain, Lake Region--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
[Place of production not identified] :
T Davies fecit,
- Notes (date):
Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.
Exact location not identified - consider area west of Crown Point and Fort Ticonderoga where Thomas Davies was known to have been (see http://www.biographi.ca/en/bio/davies_thomas_5E.html - viewed October 2014).
Compare drawings of Crown Point by Thomas Davies in the Library of Congress [see CALL NUMBER DRWG 1 - Davies, no. 1 (B size) and CALL NUMBER DRWG/US - Davies (T.), no. 1 recto (B size)].
North is oriented to the right of the map and is indicated by a compass arrow.
Shows title and shore lettered key (A-D) in a simple surround at lower right including "fires made on the Larg Mountain with the white Rock".
Shows scale bar at lower right, "A Scale of Miles".
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.15. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "15" in pencil at upper right. Manuscript addition of "A 30" in pencil at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "5". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 29 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 29/46". Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield, with "LVG" beneath.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 50 x 39 cm
Scale approximately 1:87,000
- Catalog Record:
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