Detail View: JCB Map Collection: Plan of the harbour, fort, town and environs of Fort Royal in Martinique Drawn by Lieutt. William Booth, Royl. Engrs

Accession Number: 
C-6209
File Name: 
C-6209-000
Call number: 
Cabinet Es795 /1.1 OVERSIZE
Map title: 
Plan of the harbour, fort, town and environs of Fort Royal in Martinique Drawn by Lieutt. William Booth, Royl. Engrs
Place of Publication: 
London
Publisher: 
W. Faden, Geogr. to His Majesty and to His R.H. the Prince of Wales Charing Cross
Publication date: 
Septr. 22d, 1795
Map size height: 
88 cm.
Map size width: 
70 cm.
Item description: 
Engraved map, colored
Geographical description: 
Plan of the harbor, fort, and town of Fort Royal in Martinique. Relief shown in hachures.
Cartobibliographic notes: 
Revised state of the plate. Siege positions of 1762 deleted; Fort George added.
Geographic Area: 
Caribbean
Historical notes: 
This chart was originally drawn to show where the British Army and Barbados Volunteers landed in 1762 and the siege positions against the French. The British won the island in January 1762 but Martinique was returned to the French in the Treaty of Paris in 1763. The British captured Martinique again in 1793.
Normalized date: 
1795
LC bibliographic number: 
b54057541
Creator: 
Booth, William