[Charles Town Neck Exhibiting the Plan of the Town and all the Fortifications in December 1781]


[Charles Town Neck Exhibiting the Plan of the Town and all the Fortifications in December 1781]

Item Information

Title:
[Charles Town Neck Exhibiting the Plan of the Town and all the Fortifications in December 1781]
Former owner:
Frazer, Sir Augustus Simon, 1776-1835
Former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Date:
[1781]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--South Carolina--Charleston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Charleston (S.C.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston
Publisher:
[Charleston?] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Date and title from verso
Relief shown by shading
Shows fortifications including on "Hampstead Hill", and new bastions and new hornwork are shown outside the city.
Shows scale bar at right in yards
Compare Add Ms 57,715.18. for a map of the wider harbor environs by the same hand.
Copy at Add Ms 27,715.19. Manuscript "19" added in pencil at upper right. Manuscript annotation in black ink at upper right, "Presented by Colonel Sir Augustus Frazer K.C.B. R.A.". Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "11". Blue label to verso showing "A 30/34", and annotation repeated in pencil. White label to verso showing "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Titles to verso in ink. Additional manuscript annotations in pencil repeat "19" and the pressmark "MS 57715". Paper watermark shows a fleur de lys within a shield. Countermark showns "J. WHATMAN".
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 55 x 76 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:8,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999748
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