A PLAN of FORT CUMBERLAND on Will's CREEK & POTOMACK River with a View of the Store Houses belonging to the OHIO COMPANY on the Other Side of the River
- A PLAN of FORT CUMBERLAND on Will's CREEK & POTOMACK River with a View of the Store Houses belonging to the OHIO COMPANY on the Other Side of the River
- Former owner:
- George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
- George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
- Ohio Company (1747-1779)
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Military art and science--Cumberland (Md.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Cumberland (Cumberland, Md.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Potomac River--Maps, manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--History--French and Indian War, 1754-1763--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Relief shown by shading.
North oriented to the bottom of the map, indicated by a central compass rose.
Title in a decorative cartouche at lower centre.
Includes a short lettered key and a brief description of the fort's construction at lower right.
Scale at lower right - "One tenth of an Inch = 8 feet in the Fort and Barracks".
A central note on the map reads "The Virginia Troops are here Encamped about 120 Officers included. 12 Feb.ry 1755".
The store houses of the Ohio Company on the opposite bank of the Potomac River (in Virginia) are depicted in profile.
Titled "A drawn Plan of Fort Cumberland on Will's Creek and Potomack 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 Fort Cumberland, on Will's Creek and Potomack River, with a view of the store houses belonging to the Ohio Company on the other side of the river," and shewing where the Virginia troops were encamped, 12 Feb., 1755; drawn on a scale of 80 feet to an inch: 1 f. 3 in. x 12 1/2 in." in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topograhpical drawings in the British Museum.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 31 x 39 cm
Scale approximately 1:960
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