[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour]


[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour]

Item Information

Title:
[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour]
Title (alt.):
Charlestown
Date:
[1775]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
Collection (local):
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
Subjects:
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBunker Hill
Notes:
Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans, 1862.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Has watermarks.
Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Relief shown by hachures.
Shows position of British and "Rebel" troops during the Battle of Bunker Hill.
North is oriented to the bottom.
Called a rough draft of the same cartographer's "Plan of Charles Town... after the action of the 17th. June 1775." (Faden 28). It is however, a detailed delineation of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Names and writing are similar to Lieut. Page's Plan of action which happen'd 17th. June 1775. (Faden 25)
Extent:
col. map on sheet 45 x 37 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:4,500
Language:
English
LCCN:
gm 71000614
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