PLAN OF THE ENCAMPMENT OF THE ARMY AT LAKE GEORGE JUNE 1759


PLAN OF THE ENCAMPMENT OF THE ARMY AT LAKE GEORGE JUNE 1759

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Title:
PLAN OF THE ENCAMPMENT OF THE ARMY AT LAKE GEORGE JUNE 1759
Surveyor:
Ratzer, Bernard
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
Surveyed by B. Ratzer.
Date:
[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:
Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.
Shows title at upper centre with lettered key beneath (A-H).
Shows outline of Fort William Henry (now destroyed).
Shows Fort George partially completed.
Shows roads.
Shows positions and names of troops camped at Lake George with the "Head Quarters" (a military tent) depicted pictorially.
Surveyed by Bernard Ratzer, but consider Thomas Sowers as cartographer on stylistic grounds?
Copy at Add Ms 57,713.3. In a solander box, R.U.S.I. Vol LXXV and LXXVIII. Comprises 2 sheets, joined and laid on linen. Red stamp of R.U.S.I. at upper centre. Green circular label to verso shows "8". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 3". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/8". Pressmark stamped in black ink to verso.
Extent:
1 map on 2 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink ; 84 x 71 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:2,800
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999745
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