A SKETCH OF THE ACTION BETWEEN THE BRITISH FORCES AND THE AMERICAN PROVINCIALS, on the Heights of the Peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th June 1775


A SKETCH OF THE ACTION BETWEEN THE BRITISH FORCES AND THE AMERICAN PROVINCIALS, on the Heights of the Peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th June 1775

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Title:
A SKETCH OF THE ACTION BETWEEN THE BRITISH FORCES AND THE AMERICAN PROVINCIALS, on the Heights of the Peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th June 1775
Cartographer:
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771
Publisher:
Faden, William, ????
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Name on Item:
Engraved by Jefferys & Faden.
Date:
[1775]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBunker Hill
Publisher:
London : Published as the Act directs 1 Aug.t 1775 Jefferys & Faden ye Corner of St Martins Lane,
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.
Shows title at upper centre with lettered key (A-T) and scale bar (of 1 Mile).
Shows position and movements of troops.
Shows imprint in lower margin.
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.NN.1. A roll - laid on linen. Manuscript annotation at centre left in black ink, "Handed over to Lieut. Monier Skinner R. Eng.r by his father in 1872" and initialled (by Monier Skinner?). Red stamp of British Museum at lower right. Pressmark stamped to verso and repeated in pencil.
Extent:
1 map : copperplate engraving, hand colour ; 34 x 31 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:13,700
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027390
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