PLAN OF FORT Wm HENRY and the English Camps & Retranchment, with the French different Camps & Attack there upon


PLAN OF FORT Wm HENRY and the English Camps & Retranchment, with the French different Camps & Attack there upon

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Title:
PLAN OF FORT Wm HENRY and the English Camps & Retranchment, with the French different Camps & Attack there upon
Cartographer:
Pfister, Francis, 1740-1777
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)--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:
Date suggested based on Battle of Fort William Henry (key shows General Louis-Joseph Montcalm's camp and General Daniel Webb's retrenchment).
Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.
Shows title and lettered key (A-P) in surround at lower left. Surround includes a scale bar, "Scale 600 feet to a Inch".
Shows "Road to Fort Edward".
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.5. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "5" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 4" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "50". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/71". Evidence of old folds.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 34 x 29 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:7,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999744
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