PLAN of FORT LIGONIER


PLAN of FORT LIGONIER

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of FORT LIGONIER
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1758–1763]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Pennsylvania--Fort Ligonier--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Fort Ligonier--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ligonier (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
PennsylvaniaWestmoreland (county)Ligonier
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date attributed based on location shown (Fort Ligonier was constructed in 1758).
Relief shown by shading.
Shows title at upper centre.
Shows scale bar at lower right (60 feet to an inch) within a lettered key identifying officers houses, barracks, store houses, the hospital, the magazine, and the guard houses. A note also reads, "The pricked Lines are a Stockade 7 battery intended".
Shows two sketched profile through the fort (marked "a-b" and "c-d" on the map) at lower right.
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 57,714.11. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "11" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 65" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/47" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "23". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/47". Paper watermark shows a shield surmounted by a fleur de lys with "LVG" beneath.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 46 x 53 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:720
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999746
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