A Prospect of LOUISBOURG taken from ye NE Harbour / by J.H. Bastide, drawn by J. Heath.
Bastide, John Henry, approximately 1700-1770, artist.
Publication details
Physical details
1 drawing : pen and black ink with monochrome, red and blue wash ; sheet 44.7 x 75.2 cm
A view of the harbour at Louisbourg, probably after the Battle of Louisbourg; ships flying British flags; a capsized ship on the left-hand side; the Royal Battery flying the British flag on the right-hand side. Inscribed with title, artist and date in black in in the upper centre. The view is numbered '1' on the left and bears key in black ink below image 'Goat Illand and Battery'; '2' in the centre and bears key in black ink below image 'Town of Louisbourg'; '3' on the right and bears key in black ink below image 'Royal Battery'. Bears watermark IHS / I VILLEDARY = Ornamented Fleur de Lys / 4 / LVG.
Louisbourg (N.S.)
Other persons
Heath, Joseph, active 1749-1755, artist.
Maps K.Top.119.95.a.