Plan du fort S.t Jean


Plan du fort S.t Jean

Item Information

Title:
Plan du fort S.t Jean
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 (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows Fort Saint-Jean on the Richlieu River, as it was between 1748 and 1760.
Shows the river to the left of the map, thus orienting north to the bottom of the map.
Shows fort measurements.
Shows and names buildings within the fort including the chapel.
Shows scale bar at lower centre, "Echelle d'un pouce pour huit toises ou d'une Ligne et demie par toise".
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.17. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "17" in pencil at upper right. Manuscript addition of "A 30/45" in pencil at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "21". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/45". Evidence of old folds. Paper watermark shows a shield with a diagonal stripe surmounted by a fleur de lys.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 30 x 48 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:580
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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