Plan du port et de la ville de Louisbourg : avec ses batteries et sa perspective, où est réprésenté les batteries faites par les anglais pour l'attaque de la ditte ville


Plan du port et de la ville de Louisbourg

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Title:
Plan du port et de la ville de Louisbourg : avec ses batteries et sa perspective, où est réprésenté les batteries faites par les anglais pour l'attaque de la ditte ville
Description:
Details 1745 siege and capture of French fort at Louisbourg on Nova Scotia by British forces comprised of New England troops. Keyed to references A-O and 1-5.
Date:
[1745?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Newberry Library
Collection (local):
Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Subjects:
Fortification--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg--Manuscripts--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Cape Breton Island (N.S.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745--Maps--Early works to 1800
United States--History--King George's War, 1744-1748--Campaigns--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Cape Breton Island (island)
CanadaNova Scotia (province)Louisbourg
Notes:
Includes inset map (187 x 276 mm.): Isle royale; and 2 views (171 x 1,321 mm. and 114 x 272 mm.): Veüe de la ville de Loüisbourg, and, Veüe de la batterie royale.
Oriented to the northeast.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, yellow, red, gray); sectioned and mounted on cloth.
Related to ms. in the Archives du Service Hydrographique (Paris), no. SHA 131-11-6. Reproduced as plate 5 in Baker, Raymond F. A campaign of amateurs : the siege of Louisbourg, 1745 (Canadian historic sites ; no. 18) Ottawa : National Historic Parks and Sites Branch, 1978.
Extent:
1 ms. map : hand col. ; 312 x 766 mm. on sheet 551 x 1,403 mm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:11,300]
Language:
French
Catalog Record:
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