Format Maps
Dates 1776
Location Boston
Massachusetts
United States
Language English
Subjects Boston
Boston (Mass.)
Buildings, Structures, Etc
Fortification
Massachusetts
United States
Title
Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester.
Description
Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. Includes a profile of each fort. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 col. maps on sheet 37 x 54 cm.
Created / Published
[1776?]
Subject Headings
-  Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston
-  Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc
-  United States--Massachusetts--Boston
Notes
-  Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in.
-  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces.
-  Includes a profile of each fort.
-  On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5.
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
2 col. maps on sheet 37 x 54 cm.
Call Number
G3764.B6S3 1776 .F62
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3764b ar092800 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3764b.ar092800
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm71002198
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm71002198


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