PLAN of the Encampment Intrenchment with thier Environs at LAKE GEORGE


PLAN of the Encampment Intrenchment with thier Environs at LAKE GEORGE

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Title:
PLAN of the Encampment Intrenchment with thier Environs at LAKE GEORGE
Description:
Detailed map of the southern part of Lake George showing the site where Fort William Henry once stood and the position of (British) troops prior to the attack on Ticonderoga in 1759?
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[ca. 1759]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Lake George--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Lake George--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Lake George (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkWarren (county)Lake George
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Suggested date from detail shown - Fort William Henry is no longer standing (complete) on the map and troops are assembled (prior to the attack on Fort Ticonderoga in July 1759?).
Consider Bernard Ratzer as cartographer - previous British Library cataloguing.
Relief shown by shading and hachuring.
Shows title in surround at lower left.
Compare Add Ms 57,712.4. showing similar detail.
Compare "Plan of the encampment, intrenchment with theier [sic] environs at Lake George" held by the William L. Clements Library (see Brun 419).
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.3. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "3" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 23" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "9". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/9". Evidence of old folds. Paper watermark shows a horn within a shield with "LVG" beneath. Countermark shows "LV".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 37 x 33 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:7,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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