Maps Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.

Format Maps
Contributors Nicole, Pierre
Dates 1778
Location Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
United States
Language English
Subjects Early Works to 1800
History
Maps
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Revolution
United States
Title
Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778, together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware.
Contributor Names
Nicole, Pierre, -1784.
Created / Published
[1778]
Subject Headings
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:14,400.
-  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
-  Relief shown by shading.
-  "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America."
-  Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off.
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1324
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
Medium
col. map 108 x 107 cm.
Call Number
G3824.P5 1778 .N51
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3824p ar132400 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3824p.ar132400
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm71002319
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm71002319


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