Plan of the HARBOUR and FORTIFICATIONS OF LOUISBOURG
- Plan of the HARBOUR and FORTIFICATIONS OF LOUISBOURG
- Durell, Philip, -1766
- Former owner:
- George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
- George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
- Bastide, John Henry, approximately 1700-1770
- Name on Item:
The Harbour Survey'd by Capt. Phil: Durell The Town & Fortifications by I.H. Bastide Engineer for Nova Scotia.
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military maps--Early works to 1800
United States--History--King George’s War, 1744-1748--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Louisbourg
Sketch map for Maps K.Top.119.89. with a date of 1745 on the source.
Shows title in a surround at upper right.
"References to the Town" (A-L) appear in a surround at lower right and include batteries, bastions and the hospital.
The scale is given at lower right.
Error to scale. 2 1/2 inches is equal to 1/4 mile, but 1/2 mile is not 5 inches.
Sounding depths and textual notes to aid navigation are given in the harbour.
The lighthouse is depicted pictorially.
Evidence of a grid system in pencil.
Titled 'A drawn Plan of the Harbour and Fortifications of Louisbourg; the Harbour surveyed by Capt. Philip Durell, the Town and Fortifications by I. H. Bastide Engr' 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 drawn "Plan of the Harbour and Fortifications of Louisbourg; the Harbour surveyed by Capt. Philip Durell; the Town and Fortifications by J.H. Bastide, engineer for Nova Scotia; drawn on a scale of 600 feet to an inch: 2 f. 4 in. x 1 f. 8 in.' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
- 1 map : manuscript pen and ink over pencil ; 51 x 72 cm
Scale approximately 1:6,336
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