Maps [Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.

Format Maps
Dates 1775
Location Boston
Bunker Hill
United States
Language English
Subjects Boston (Bunker Hill)
Bunker Hill, Battle Of, Boston, Mass.
Early Works to 1800
Maps, Manuscript
United States
[Rough draft of Charlestown, in water colour.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Massachusetts--Boston (Bunker Hill)
-  Scale ca. 1:4,500.
-  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)
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 920
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2: 650
col. map on sheet 45 x 37 cm.
Call Number
G3764.B6S3 1775 .R6
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3764b ar092000
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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