PLAN of MOBILE


PLAN of MOBILE

Item Information

Title:
PLAN of MOBILE
Surveyor:
Pittman, Philip, active 1760-1770
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Cartographer:
Brasier, William
Name on Item:
Survey'd by P.Pittman.
Date:
1763
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Mobile (Ala.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Charlotte (Mobile, Ala.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
AlabamaMobile (county)Mobile
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows a "Scale of Feet" at lower left.
North is oriented to the right of the map oriented by a compass rose.
Shows title at upper left with a numbered key (1-7) identifying buildings of note, including "Fort Charlotte" (known as Fort Conde under French rule and Fort Carlotta under Spanish rule).
Compare "Plan of Mobile. Surveyed by Ph. Pittman. Copy by W. Brasier. MS. 400 feet to 1 inch" held by The National Archives, Kew (CO 700/FLORIDA25).
Titled "A drawn Plan of Mobile, surveyed by P. Pitman; copied by 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 "Plan of Mobile, surveyed by P. Pitman;" shewing Fort Charlotte; copied by W. Brasier, on a scale of 400 feet to an inch: 1 f. 6 in. x 11 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 ; 29 x 44 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:4,800
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987561
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