Plan de la ville de Montreal en Canada levé en l'année 1713 et enceinte a Este rectifiée


Plan de la ville de Montreal en Canada levé en l'année 1713 et enceinte a Este rectifiée

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Title:
Plan de la ville de Montreal en Canada levé en l'année 1713 et enceinte a Este rectifiée
cartographer:
Dubois Berthelot de Beaucours, Josué, 1662-1750
former owner:
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
former owner:
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Name on Item:
par M. le Ch.er de Beaucours Ingenieur en Chef la presente année 1714.
Date:
1714
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Québec (Province)--Montréal--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Montréal (Québec)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaQuebec (province)Montreal
Publisher:
[Montreal] : par M. le Ch.er de Beaucours Ingenieur en Chef,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Shows title at upper right including reference to "Catalougne d'original" (see Add Ms 57,706.1. for Gedeon de Catalogne's 1713 map of the city, before "rectification").
Lists tradespeople and their numbers at lower left.
Shows "Echelle de cent dix toises" at lower left.
Shows plans for additional fortications.
Copy at Add Ms 57,706.2. In a R.U.S.I. solander box numbered Vol LXX and LXXI. Comprises 3 sheets joined and laid on linen. Shows manuscript addition of "A 9" in pencil at lower right. Green circular label to verso showing "27". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 1". Blue label to the verso shows "A 28/81 B". Stamp to verso in black ink shows "ADD. MS. 57,706 (2). Manuscript additions to verso repeat the pressmark "57706-2" and "A9 28/81 2 sheets". Further pencil additions show "834c". Manuscript annotation in ink shows "Plan de Montreal (twice)".
Extent:
1 map on 3 sheets : joined, laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink in black and red, over pencil ; 53 x 169 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:1,400
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-001999736
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