[A map of the southern part of the Lake Champlain, from "Tienderoga fort" to Crown Point]


[A map of the southern part of the Lake Champlain, from "Tienderoga fort" to Crown Point]

Item Information

Title:
[A map of the southern part of the Lake Champlain, from "Tienderoga fort" to Crown Point]
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Date:
1759
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Champlain, Lake--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ticonderoga (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Crown Point (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkEssex (county)Fort Ticonderoga (transport point)
Champlain, Lake
Notes:
Previous British Library cataloguing has attributed a date of about 1758. The depiction of two forts at Crown Point (one in outline only and drawn with canons) suggests a later date of about 1759 after the destruction of Fort Saint-Frédéric.
Relief is shown by shading.
With a scale of 400 yards to one inch shown along the bottom of the map.
Shows forts.
Shows roads.
With north oriented to the right of the map.
Titled "A drawn Plan of the Southern part of Lake Champlain. Four sheets" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
Titled 'A colored plan of the southern part of Lake Champlain, from "Tienderoga fort" to Crown Point; drawn about 1758, on a scale of 400 yards to an inch: 6 f. x 1 f. 8 in." in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
Extent:
1 map on 8 sheets : joined and laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 50 x 179 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:14,400
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987780
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