Rough PLAN of FORT LIGONIER


Rough PLAN of FORT LIGONIER

Item Information

Title:
Rough PLAN of FORT LIGONIER
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:
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Fort Ligonier--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Ligonier (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
PennsylvaniaWestmoreland (county)Ligonier
Notes:
Previous British Library cataloguing attributed a date of between 1750 and 1763. 1758 date from Stotz.
Previous Britsh Library cataloguing estimates a scale of 1:1,200 or 100 feet to one inch.
North oriented to the left of the map.
Titled "A drawn rough Plan of Fort Ligonier" 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 "rough plan of Fort Ligonier" [on the Loyal Hanon Creek], with its outworks; on a scale of about 100 feet to an inch: 1 f. 7 in. x 1 f. 4 1/2 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 ; 42 x 49 cm
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987654
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