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PLAN ELEVATION SECTION and PROFILE of ye ROYAL BLOCKHOUSE OPPOSITE FORT EDWARD

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Cartographer

Sowers, Thomas

Former owner

Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797

Former owner

Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies

Date

1759

Name on Item

Tho.s Sowers Eng.r 1759.

Publisher

Tho.s Sowers Eng.r,

Scale

Scale approximately 1:240

Language

English

Location

British Library

Collection (local)

British Library Collection

Subjects
  • Fortification--New York (State)--Fort Edward--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Military art and science--New York (State)--Fort Edward--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Fort Edward (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Fort Edward
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • United States
  • Washington (county)
Extent

1 map : manuscript pen and ink with wash ; 55 x 40 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 title at upper left in a decoratice cartouche incorporating a lettered key (A-H).
  • Shows scale bar at lower left, "Scale of 20 Feet to an Inch".
  • Compare Add Ms 57,711.9. - also showing the Blockhouse and by Thomas Sowers (although unsigned and undated) but lacking the elaborate title cartouche of this map.
  • Copy at Add Ms 57,711.10. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVI. Shows manuscript addition of "10" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 78" in pencil at lower left and "A 28/64" at lower right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "8a". Manuscript annotation in pencil shows "Drawer 28 Section 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 28/64".

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