A Draught of the Fortress building at Crown Point 22.d Oct.t 1759


A Draught of the Fortress building at Crown Point 22.d Oct.t 1759

Item Information

Title:
A Draught of the Fortress building at Crown Point 22.d Oct.t 1759
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:
Fortification--New York (State)--Crown Point--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--New York (State)--Crown Point--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Crown Point (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 YorkEssex (county)Crown Point (cape)
Notes:
Title at upper right is followed by text describing the construction of the fort; "Almost the Whole of the Ditch is to be blown and quarried, Except in one Place ...
Labels on the map identify "sally port", "place of arms" and the "King's Bastion".
Photostatic reproduction is in Archer Butler Hulbert's "The Crown Collection of photographs of American maps" at the Newberry Library in Chicago - Call Number: folio Ayer 136 .H91 1907 ser. 1, v. 4, pl. 1 (PrCt).
Titled "A draught of the Fortress building at crown Point, 22 Oct. 1759" 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 draught of the Fortress building at Crown Point, 22 Oct., 1759;" drawn on a scale of 100 feet to an inch: 1 f. 6 in. x 1 f. 2 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 (grayscale) over pencil ; 34 x 44 cm
Scale:
Scale 1:1,200
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
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