Charlestown


Charlestown

Item Information

Title:
Charlestown
Description:
German woodcut of the siege of Charleston, South Carolina in May 1780. The depiction of Charleston is imaginary. Donnhaeuser lacked a view of Charleston so he modified a pre-existing view of an unidentified German city to show the siege.
Creator:
Donnhaeuser, Johann David, 1752-1789
Name on Item:
Donhaeuser, sc.
Date:
1780
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Views
Location:
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
Charleston (S.C)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
Charleston (S.C)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Charleston (S.C)--History--Siege, 1780--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
Charleston (S.C)--History--Siege, 1780--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Places:
South CarolinaCharleston (county)Charleston
Publisher:
[Frankfurt am Main] : s.n.
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Text describing the siege on verso, titled Nachricht von der belagerung und einnahme der stadt und hafens Charlestown in America.
References to marked locations on verso.
Extent:
1 view ; 17 x 31 cm
Scale:
Not drawn to scale
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_014551
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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