SCETCH of the CITY and Environs of S.T AUGUSTINE


SCETCH of the CITY and Environs of S.T AUGUSTINE

Item Information

Title:
SCETCH of the CITY and Environs of S.T AUGUSTINE
Cartographer:
Brasier, William
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Name on Item:
Copy W. Brasier.
Date:
1763
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
FloridaSaint Johns (county)Saint Augustine
Notes:
Production details from The National Archive example of Brasier's "Scetch" of Saint Augustine.
Relief shown pictorially.
North is oriented to the right of the map, indicated by a compass arrow in the Atlantic Ocean.
Signature at lower left.
Title and lettered key (A-R) at lower right.
Includes a scale of miles at lower right.
Shows forts.
Compare "Scetch of the City and Environs of St. Augustine. MS. 1 mile to 1 inch" held by The National Archives, Kew (CO 700/FLORIDA23).
Compare 'Plan of the fort at Saint Augustine', surveyed by Phillip Pitman 'Lieut. 15th Regt.', drawn by William Brasier; circa 1760 . 1:360 approx. 'Scale for the plan and sections 30 feet to an inch'. Scale bar of 140 feet (= 5 inches). Amherst no. C 21. R.U.S.I. no. A 30.22. 625 x 655 mm (Add MS 57704 : 18th century).
Titled "A drawn Sketch of the City and Environs of St. Augustine, copiedby W. Brasier" 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 "sketch [plan] of the city and environs of St. Augustine;" drawn by W. Brasier, on a scale of 1 mile to an inch: 1 f. 4 in. x 9 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 ; 24 x 41 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:63,360
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
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