Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
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Camp at Lake George, W. Brasier Draughtsman to the Ch: Engnr Surv.r & Del.t.
W. Brasier Draughtsman to the Ch: Engnr Surv.r & Del.t.,
Scale approximately 1:2,400
British Library Collection
Fortification--New York (State)--Lake George--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Military art and science--New York (State)--Lake George--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800,Lake George (N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
North and Central America (continent), United States (country), Iowa (state)
1 map : manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 45 x 39 cm
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Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.,Shows title in simple surround at upper left, also containing lettered key (A-D).,Shows the design for the completed outline of Fort George, whilst still under construction. The key highlights the fort is not yet complete - "Designed Fort, the Foundation laid".,Shows "Road from Fort Edward to Lake George".,Shows scale bar at lower right, "Scale 200 feet to an Inch".,Illustrates felled trees on surrounding land pictorially (used for the fort's construction?).,Signed in the margin at lower right.,Copy at Add Ms 57,712.6. Bound in R.U.S.I. Vol LXXVII. Shows manuscript addition of "6" in pencil at upper right. Shows "A 39" in pencil at lower right and "A 30/41C" in pencil at upper right. Laid on archival tissue. Green circular label to verso shows "17+". White label to verso shows "DRAWER 30 SECTION 1". Blue label to verso shows "A 30/41C".