PLAN of the Bastion at Fort George
- PLAN of the Bastion at Fort George
- Pfister, Francis, 1740-1777
- Former owner:
- Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
- Former owner:
- Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
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
Bastions--Early works to 1800
Lake George (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
New YorkWarren (county)Lake George
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- Notes (date):
Shows title at upper left with lettered key (A-G) below identifying features within the bastion.
Shows scale bar at lower right, "scale for the Plan en Profil of 100th Feet".
Shows a section through the bastion at upper centre (marked "A ... B" on the plan).
Consider Francis Pfister as cartographer based on stylistic similarities? Compare Add Ms 57,712.5.
Copy at Add Ms 57,712.8. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "8" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 2" in pencil at lower left and "A 30/41a" in pencil at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "17+". Manuscript annotation in pencil to verso shows "30 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/41A". Shows " Bastion of Fort George" in pencil to verso. Paper watermark shows a shield with a diagonal stripe, surmounted by a fleur de lys, with "LVG" beneath.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 53 x 41 cm
Scale approximately 1:240
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