PLAN dun petit FORT pour l'Isle de S.t ANDRE capable de contenir outre les Magazins, des Barraques pour 200 Hommes de Garrison, & environ 20 Chambres de Surplus pour queleques autres Habitans


PLAN dun petit FORT pour l'Isle de S.t ANDRE capable de contenir outre les Magazins, des Barraques pour 200 Hommes de Garrison, & environ 20 Chambres de Surplus pour queleques autres Habitans

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Title:
PLAN dun petit FORT pour l'Isle de S.t ANDRE capable de contenir outre les Magazins, des Barraques pour 200 Hommes de Garrison, & environ 20 Chambres de Surplus pour queleques autres Habitans
Cartographer:
Thomas, John, the Elder
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Date:
1738
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Military art and science--Georgia--Cumberland Island--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Georgia--Cumberland Island--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Cumberland Island (Ga.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Saint Andrew (Ga.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
GeorgiaCamden (county)Cumberland Island (island)
Notes:
Production details from Cumming (third edition) and from a manuscript note in the British Museum catalogue (Maps C.21 bb.3) referencing a letter from Mrs Margaret Davis Cate, 29 July 1955.
Relief (marsh areas) shown pictorially.
Scale at upper right "Echelle de 200 Toises".
Title at upper right.
A note in pencil above the title adds "Cumberland" in place of "ANDRE" - the title should read "PLAN dun petit FORT pour l'Isle de CUMBERLAND ...".
Lettered key (A-K) beneath the title identifying locations of note.
Shows a numbered grid system in pencil.
Titled "Plan dessiné d'un petit Fort pour l'Isle de St. Andre" 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 "Plan d'un petit Fort pour l'Isle de St André" or Cumberland Island; drawn on a scale of 33 toises to an inch: 1 f. 3 in. x 1 f. in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
A proposed plan for Fort Saint Andrews on Cumberland Island, Georgia.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour over pencil ; 40 x 30 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:3,200
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004923237
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