Powder horn with map of Boston and Charlestown, 1777
- Powder horn with map of Boston and Charlestown, 1777
- B., E.
- Name on Item:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Powder flasks--Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Charlestown (Boston, Mass.)--History--18th century--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Powderhorn dating to 1775, featuring a map of Boston and Charlestown, Mass., noting Bunker Hill, Breed's Hill, Morton's Point, Mill Pond, Fox Hill, South Battery, Long Wharf and Hancocks wharf.
Includes engraving of a British Man-o-war ship, an armorial shield for the 47th Foot, the abbreviation "G R", floral decoration, and "A pox on rebels in ther crymes."
- 1 powder horn : manuscript, horn, wood, metal ; 36 x 9 cm
Not drawn to scale
- Call #:
G3764.B6 1775 .B4x
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