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SKETCH OF THE RIVER S.T LAWRENCE From LAKE ONTARIO to MONTREAL by AN ONONDAGA INDIAN

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Cartographer

Johnson, Guy, approximately 1740-1788

Former owner

Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797

Former owner

Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies

Date

1759

Name on Item

GUY JOHNSON Pinxit 1759.

Publisher

GUY JOHNSON Pinxit 1759,

Scale

Scale not given

Language

English

Location

British Library

Collection (local)

British Library Collection

Subjects
  • Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)--Saint Lawrence River--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • North and Central America
  • Ontario, Lake
  • Saint Lawrence River
Extent

1 map : manuscript pen and ink over pencil ; 30 x 49 cm

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Shows Native American nomenclature.
  • Shows title in a decorative cartouche at lower left incorporating a "brick wall" design.
  • Signed "GUY JOHNSON Pinxit 1759" within cartouche at lower right.
  • Shows "REFERENCES" (a key) at lower right including "Indian Settlements", "French Forts", "Carrying places" , "Indian foot-paths" and "Rifts, or strong water".
  • Shows a note at lower left "NB great part of Ontario Lake is not particularly described".
  • Shows Fort Stanwix.
  • Copy at Add Ms 57,707.1. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXII. Shows manuscript addition of "A 13" in pencil at lower right and "A 28/47" at lower left. Shows manuscript addition of "1" in pencil at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso showing "22". White label to verso showing "DRAWER 28 SECTION 2". Blue label to the verso shows "A 28/47". Paper watermark shows a shield containing a diagonal stripe with "LVG" beneath.

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