PLAN of FORT LIGONIER with part of the RETRENCHMENT
- PLAN of FORT LIGONIER with part of the RETRENCHMENT
- Former owner:
- George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
- George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
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
Previous British Library cataloguing attributed a date of between 1750 and 1763. Fort Ligonier was built in 1758. Date from Stotz.
Relief shown pictorially and by shading.
With a "Scale of 30 feet to an Inch" below the title at upper left.
With a "Section thro' A.B." at upper right (also marked on the map) at a scale of five feet to one inch (1:60).
With a lettered key (C-G) at centre left identifying locations within the fort.
North is oriented to the left of the map and is indicated by a directional arrow at lower left.
Names "LOYAL HANSON CREEK".
Compare with Maps K.Top.122.14. - the map shows "the same" cartographic detail, at the same scale, by a different hand.
Titled "A drawn Plan of Fort Ligonier, with part of the Retrenchment" 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 Fort Ligonier, with part of the retranchment;" drawn on a scale of 30 feet to an inch, with section on a scale of 5 feet to an inch: 2 f. 2 in. x 1 f. 7 in. (Two copies)' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum [the first copy referenced above is Maps K.Top.122.14.].
- 1 map on 6 sheets : joined (dissected?) and laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 48 x 65 cm
Scale approximately 1:360
- Catalog Record:
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