PLAN E L'ELEVATION DU FORT S.T JEAN


PLAN E L'ELEVATION DU FORT S.T JEAN

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Title:
PLAN E L'ELEVATION DU FORT S.T JEAN
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1748–1760]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Québec (Province)--Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Québec (Province)--Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (Québec)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaQuebec (province)Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes:
Shows Fort Saint-Jean on the Richlieu River, as it was between 1748 and 1760.
The map is inset with an elevation of the fort at lower left, the title and scale bar (in toises) at lower right, and a bird's-eye view of each of the floors of the bastion at upper right - these bird's-eye views are presented as flaps that lift to reveal the floor beneath; the roof forms the uppermost flap with each of the subsequent floors to follow.
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.16. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "16" in pencil at upper right. Manuscript addition of "A 66" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "20". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/44". Manuscript annotation in ink to verso shows "Fort S.t Jean". Evidence of old folds.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with grey wash ; 31 x 37 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:360
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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