[Plan Du fort Georges appelé par les Anglois William-Henri prie par les francois en 1757 le 9 Aout]


[Plan Du fort Georges appelé par les Anglois William-Henri prie par les francois en 1757 le 9 Aout]

Item Information

Title:
[Plan Du fort Georges appelé par les Anglois William-Henri prie par les francois en 1757 le 9 Aout]
Description:
Unfinished sketch map of Fort William Henry on Lake George by an unidentified French cartographer.
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 1757]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Fort William Henry--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Fort William Henry--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort William Henry (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort William Henry (N.Y.)--Capture, 1757--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkWarren (county)Fort William Henry (area)
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading (in pencil).
Title from annotation to verso (in French).
Shows a scale bar of 50 toises at upper left.
Shows letters on the map, but no explanatory key is provided.
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.2. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "2" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 30/41 b" in pencil at lower left and "A 9" in pencil at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Blue label to verso shows "A 27/41B". Evidence of old folds.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink over pencil ; 48 x 31 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:600
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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No known copyright restrictions.
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