[Map showing operations against Philadelphia by the British in November 1777]


[Map showing operations against Philadelphia by the British in November 1777]

Item Information

Title:
[Map showing operations against Philadelphia by the British in November 1777]
Former owner:
Skinner, William, 1700-1780
Former owner:
Skinner, Monier
Date:
[1777]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Region--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Military art and science--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Region--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Philadelphia Region (Pa.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia (county)Philadelphia
Publisher:
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified]
Notes (date):
9999
Notes:
Sounding depths are given.
Title from previous British Library cataloguing.
Consider William Eyre as cartographer based on style?
Shows Philadelphia and environs to the south.
Shows forts.
Copy at Add Ms 33,231.NN.8. A roll - laid on linen. Manuscript annotation at lower right in black ink, "Handed over to Lieut. Monier Skinner R. Eng.r by his father in 1872" and initialled (by William Skinner?). Red stamp of British Museum at lower right. Pressmark stamped to verso and repeated in pencil.
Extent:
1 map : manuscript pen and ink ; 39 x 25 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:21,120
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://searcharchives.bl.uk/IAMS_VU2:IAMS040-002027390
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