[Map of Fort Pitt]


[Map of Fort Pitt]

Item Information

Title:
[Map of Fort Pitt]
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1761]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Pennsylvania--Fort Pitt--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Fort Pitt--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Pitt (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
PennsylvaniaAllegheny (county)Pittsburgh
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Untitled and unsigned.
Shows scale bar at lower right, "Scale for the Plan one Hundred Feet to one Inch".
Shows a profile through the fort at left, perpendicular to map itself. The profile has a scale bar, "Scale for the Profil 15. Feet to on Inch" (scale approximately 1:180).
Copy at Add Ms 57,714.14. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "14" in pencil at lower right. Shows "A 15" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/62" at lower left. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "39". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/62". Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield with "LVG" beneath. Countermark shows "JW".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 43 x 52 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999746
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