FORT AT IUNIATA


FORT AT IUNIATA

Item Information

Title:
FORT AT IUNIATA
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 Juniata Crossing--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Fort Juniata Crossing--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Juniata Crossing (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
PennsylvaniaBedford (county)Juniata Crossing
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [Producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date attributed based on location shown (Fort Juniata Crossing was constructed in 1758).
Relief shown by shading.
Shows title at upper centre.
Shows scale bar at upper centre (60 feet to an inch).
Shows a sketched profile through the fort (marked "a-b" on the map) at upper centre.
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 57,714.9. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXIX. Shows manuscript addition of "9" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 74" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/46" at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "22". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/46". Paper shows a 'pro patria' watermark and a countermark.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; sheet 33 x 42 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:720
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999746
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