Powder horn with map of Boston and Charlestown, 1777


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Item Information

Title:
Powder horn with map of Boston and Charlestown, 1777
Cartographer:
B., E.
Name on Item:
E.B.
Date:
1775
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
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
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonCharlestown
Notes:
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."
Extent:
1 powder horn : manuscript, horn, wood, metal ; 36 x 9 cm
Scale:
Not drawn to scale
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_010512
Call #:
G3764.B6 1775 .B4x
Barcode:
39999059010031
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