Plan of the military & naval operations, under the command of the immortal Wolfe, & Vice Admiral Saunders, before Quebec
Printed map. "To the members of the United Services of the British Empire, whose daring achievements this plan is designed to commemorate & honor & to whom it is respectfully dedicated, by their obedient servant, Alfred Hawkins." In lower, right corner, "J. Wyld, Sculp." Two visual scales [150 mm = 60 French arpents] and [135 mm = 2 British statute miles]. Includes insets: [British soldiers climbing fortification]; "Death of General Wolfe from the celebrated painting by West"; "Detail of the action fought on the Plains of Abraham Septr. 13th. 1759"; and, [Goddess of victory and lion with dedication]. Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, vol. 3, H2/349-Quebec-1759(1841), p. 651: "This plan shows the dispositions of the English and French forces during the siege of Quebec, 1759. The accompanying text gives details as to military strength of Quebec, the British military forces, and the encampments at Montmorenci, Point Orleans, Point Levi and Pointe Des Peres." In lower left margin, "Proof". Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.