Preview

image preview

Document Type

StillImage

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

206949

Description

Ink and watercolor drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island." Many features are identified by letter with corresponding key, including the powder house, minister's house, and the "newly made block house and dungeon." Also shows a large, not to scale, British flag on "the new flag staff" at the fort. Signed by Captain Cyprian Southack, Commander.

The original map is in the British Library with this description: "View of Fort William and Mary (Fort Constitution) from the South, with three men in conversation at right in the foreground, town of New Castle at left, fort in the middle with British flag flying above, and English ship sailing on Piscataqua River at right in the background, with Maine seen in distance beyond; key and explanatory text below, within washline." http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987813

Broad Creation Date

1705

Dimensions

9" x 23"

Language

English

Other Location

New Hampshire

Keywords

Cartography; Maps; British Colonies

Share

 
COinS
 

Rights Statement

Rights Statement

No Copyright - United States. URI: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information.