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Carte topographique du port et de la ville de Louisbourg, assiegé par les Anglais pendant les mois de Juin, Juillet 1758, 1758

 Item — Container: Closed Stacks, Drawer: 34
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-108

Description

Colored manuscript map of the 1758 siege of Louisbourg showing ships, troop positions, camps and batteries. Includes references to points of interest, notes and description of the English fleet.

Dates

  • 1758

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.

Extent

1 Sheets : 1 manuscript map : hand colored ; 40 x 105 cm

Language of Materials

French

Reference numbers

Client reference #234; WAG #289319

Provenance

Sotheby's, 5 December 2013.

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:11,500]. Oriented with north towards the upper right. Relief shown by gradient tints. Depths shown by soundings. In French.

Condition

Some foxing, toning along crease, narrow margins.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

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