VIEW of BOSTON the Capital of NEW ENGLAND from Col. HATCH's House on the Road to DORCHESTER = VIEW FROM DORCHESTER NECK = VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM at Station C = VIEW FROM CHARLESTOWN = VIEW OF CASTLE WILLIAM at Station D = VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM


VIEW of BOSTON the Capital of NEW ENGLAND from Col. HATCH's House on the Road to DORCHESTER = VIEW FROM DORCHESTER NECK = VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM at Station C = VIEW FROM CHARLESTOWN = VIEW OF CASTLE WILLIAM at Station D = VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM

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Title:
VIEW of BOSTON the Capital of NEW ENGLAND from Col. HATCH's House on the Road to DORCHESTER = VIEW FROM DORCHESTER NECK = VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM at Station C = VIEW FROM CHARLESTOWN = VIEW OF CASTLE WILLIAM at Station D = VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM
Title (alt.):
VIEW FROM DORCHESTER NECK
VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM at Station C
VIEW FROM CHARLESTOWN
VIEW OF CASTLE WILLIAM at Station D
VIEW of CASTLE WILLIAM
Description:
Plan of Boston and its environs surrounded by six views of the areas represented in the map, including Castle William (Fort Independence).||Titled ‘A drawn Plan and six Views of the Town and Environs of Boston: by Lieut. Wm. Pierie, 1773’ in the Catalogue of the Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.||Titled 'A colored plan of the town and environs of Boston, the capital of new England; drawn by Lieut. Wm. Pierie, of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, in 1773, on a scale of 1 3/4 inch to a mile; with six colored views: viz. i. Boston from Col. Hatch's house, on the road to Dorchester;--ii. View from Dorchester neck;--iii. View from Charlestown;--iv. v. vi. Three views of Castle William' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum, London, 1844-1861.
Artist:
Pierie, William
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Name on Item:
This Plan and Views of the Capital of NEW ENGLAND and Castle of William and Mary in the Harbour of Boston, were taken in the Year 1773, by Lt. Wm. Pierie of the Rl. Reg.t of Artillery.
Date:
1773
Format:
Drawings/Illustrations
Genre:
Views
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Landscapes--Massachusetts--Boston--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 drawing : watercolour ; sheet 55.5 x 88.6 cm
Scale:
Scale 1:36,205
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987805
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