PLAN of the CITY of ALBANY


PLAN of the CITY of ALBANY

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of the CITY of ALBANY
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Date:
1757
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--New York (State)--Albany--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Albany--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Albany (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Albany (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
New YorkAlbany (county)Albany
Fort Frederick (historical)
Notes:
Relief is shown by shading.
The title appears in a simple surround with a lettered list of references (A to H) identifying locations within Albany.
The fort, the new hospital, the old and new barracks, High Street and Main Street are named on the map.
A "Scale 200 feet to an Inch" also appears within the title.
Titled "A drawn Plan of the City of Albany" 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 city of Albany, shewing the several works and buildings made there in the years 1756 and 57;" drawn on a scale of 200 feet to an inch; 1 f. 5 in. x 1 f. 1 1/2 in. Two copies' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum. [the "two copies" listed here are two separate manuscript maps in different hands now catalogued separately - see Maps K.Top.121.42.]
Extent:
1 map ; manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 35 x 46 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:2,400
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01016739247
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