Plan du Fort Frontenac ou Cataracouy


Plan du Fort Frontenac ou Cataracouy

Item Information

Title:
Plan du Fort Frontenac ou Cataracouy
Description:
Details Fort Frontenac (previously the Indian village of Cataraqui), later to become the site of Kingston in Ontario. Includes the footprints of the fort and its well, gardens, outbuildings, stone kiln, adjacent Indian cabins, and a pictorial drawing (45 x 110 mm.): Elevation des cabannes sauvages.
Creator:
Chaussegros de Léry, Gaspard-Joseph, 1682-1756
Date:
[1720]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Newberry Library
Collection (local):
Edward E. Ayer Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Ontario--Fort Frontenac (Fort)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Fortification--Ontario--Kingston--Maps--Early works to 1800
Indians of North America--Ontario--Fort Frontenac (Fort)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Indians of North America--Ontario--Kingston--Maps--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Fort Frontenac (Ont. : Fort)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Kingston (Ont.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaOntario (province)Kingston
Notes:
Possiby by Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Léry; see description and reproduction in Buisseret, David. Mapping the French empire in North America (Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1991) p. [44]-45, no. 20.
Sheet 108 of 115 (i.e. 117; includes sheets 71A and 106A) numbered leaves in the Cartes Marines Manuscript Map Collection, detailing French colonial interests worldwide, ca. 1640-ca. 1726.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, grey, brown, red, yellow); mounted on cloth.
Reduced facsimile published Kingston, Ont.: Cataraqui Archeaological Research Foundation, 1985.
Extent:
1 ms. map : hand col. ; 489 x 687 mm., on sheet 562 x 738 mm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:332]
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
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