PLAN OF THE ENCAMPMENT OF THE ARMY AT LAKE GEORGE JUNE 1759
- PLAN OF THE ENCAMPMENT OF THE ARMY AT LAKE GEORGE JUNE 1759
- 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.
- 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
Lake George (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
New YorkWarren (county)Lake George
[Place of production not identified] :
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- Notes (date):
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 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.
- 1 map on 2 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink ; 84 x 71 cm
Scale approximately 1:2,800
- Catalog Record:
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