A SKETCH of the RIVER MISSISIPPI from New Orleans to the Rock of Davion


A SKETCH of the RIVER MISSISIPPI from New Orleans to the Rock of Davion

Item Information

Title:
A SKETCH of the RIVER MISSISIPPI from New Orleans to the Rock of Davion
Cartographer:
Brasier, William
Cartographer:
Pittman, Philip, active 1760-1770
Former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
No. 2 Copy W Brasier by Ph: Pittman.
Date:
[ca. 1770]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Rivers--Mississippi River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Mississippi River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Mississippi River
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : No. 2 Copy W Brasier by Ph: Pittman,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date of production from previous British Library cataloguing.
Relief shown by shading.
Oriented with north to the left of the map, indicated by a decorative compass rose.
Geographic detail shown on river only. Detail extends northwards along the Mississippi River from New Orleans to "Rock of Davion" (present-day Fort Adam).
Shows forts.
Shows scale bar in French computed leagues.
Copy at Add Ms 57,714.17. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "17" in pencil at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "13a". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 2". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/89". Shows "A 95" in pencil to verso.
Extent:
1 map on 3 sheets : joined, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 97 x 38 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:155,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999746
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