PLAN of the Great Falls on Hudsons River


PLAN of the Great Falls on Hudsons River

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of the Great Falls on Hudsons River
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Date:
1758
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Dams--New York (State)--Oneida County--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Hudson River
New York
Notes:
Previous British Library cataloguing has attributed a date of about 1758 to this map.
Relief is shown by shading.
With a "Scale of 200 Feet to an Inch" given at lower right.
Shows dams.
Shows landing places.
Shows an outline for Fort Miller.
Titled "A drawn Plan of the Great Falls on Hudson's River" 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 "plan of the Great Falls on Hudson's River," shewing the position of the camp and redoubts; drawn about 1758, on a scale of 200 feet to an inch: 2 f. 4 in. 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 : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 50 x 72 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:2,400
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987742
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