PLAN of the NEW FORT at PITSBURGH November 1759
- PLAN of the NEW FORT at PITSBURGH November 1759
- Former owner:
- George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
- George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
- British Library
- Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Fort Pitt--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Fort Pitt (Pa.)--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.
"Scale for the Plan, 100 feet to an Inch" at lower right.
Title at upper left.
Lettered key (C-L) at upper right identifying locations with the fort.
Inset with a sectional profile through the fort wall at lower left with its own scale (10 feet to an inch, 1:120).
Compare with Maps K.Top.122.19. - a similar map by a different hand and signed "G. Wright".
Titled "A drawn Plan of the New Fort at Pittsburgh, Nov. 1759" 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 the new fort at Pittsburgh, Nov., 1759;" drawn by G. Wright, on a scale of 100 feet to an inch: with profil on a scale of 10 feet to an inch: 2 f. 3 in. x 1 f. 7 1/2 in. (Two copies.)' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
- 1 map on four sheets : joined (dissected?) and laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 50 x 62 cm
Scale approximately 1:1,200
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