A new and correct plan of the town of Boston


A new and correct plan of the town of Boston

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Title:
A new and correct plan of the town of Boston
Description:
As an example of late 18th-century British journalistic cartography, this is a reduced version of Page's original map of Boston. Using pictorial symbols, it shows Charlestown in ruins following the British burning of the town during the Battle of Bunker Hill. The major focus of the map, however, is Boston, which was occupied by the British at the beginning of the Revolutionary War. This simplified map emphasizes the city's streets, wharves, and fortifications.
Creator:
Page, Thomas Hyde, Sir, 1746-1821
Date:
[1775]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Private Collection
Collection (local):
MapArt Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston
Boston (Mass.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Publisher:
London : s.n.
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Appears in Gentleman's Magazine. London. 1775.
Extent:
1 map ; 27 x 19 cm.
Scale:
Scale not given
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_001130
Barcode:
39999052508692
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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