- FORT BEDFORD
- 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--Pennsylvania--Bedford--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Bedford--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Bedford (Bedford, Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
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- Notes (date):
Date attributed based on location shown (Fort Bedford was constructed in 1758).
Relief shown by shading.
Shows title at upper centre.
Shows scale bar at upper left (40 feet to an inch).
Shows a sketched profile through the fort (marked "a-b" on the map) at upper left.
Shows a lettered key at upper left identifying officers' apartments, the guard house, the storehouses, barracks and hopital.
Compare maps by the same hand - see Add Ms 57,714.6 / Add Ms 57,714.7 / Add Ms 57,714.8 / Add Ms 57,714.9 / Add Ms 57,714.10 / Add Ms 57,714.11.
Copy at Add Ms 57,714.10. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "10" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 65" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/24" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "3". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/24". Paper watermark shows a shield surmounted by a fleur de lys with "LVG" beneath.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 47 x 58 cm
Scale approximately 1:480
- Catalog Record:
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