Map [Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].

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Title
[Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York].
Contributor Names
Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp von, 1752-1804.
Created / Published
[1781?]
Subject Headings
-  Fort Washington (New York, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  Fortification--New York (State)--New York--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, German--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--New York (State)--Fort Washington (New York)
-  United States--New York (State)--New York
Notes
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  In German.
-  Title devised by cataloger.
-  Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997.
-  From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division.
-  Pen-and-ink.
-  Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge).
-  Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center.
-  Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also called Fort Washington) at lower right.
-  German text in 2 hands and small sketch map of fortifications on verso.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  Acquisitions control no.: 97-12a
Medium
1 map : ms. ; on sheet 16 x 19 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3804.N4:2F8S3 1781 .K7
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3804n.ar306300r
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3804n.ar306300v
Library of Congress Control Number
97684731
Language
German
Online Format
image
Description
Relief shown by hachures. In German. Title devised by cataloger. Gift; Carroll B. Cox, Dana Point, Calif.; 1997. From the Johann Carl Philipp von Krafft papers in LC Manuscript Division. Pen-and-ink. Watermark (unclear--mostly torn away at upper edge). Sheet cut/torn from larger sheet; missing small sections at edges; has vertical fold line at center. Includes unidentified handwritten numbered list (referring to Fort Knyphausen, also called Fort Washington) at lower right. German text in 2 hands and small sketch map of fortifications on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no.: 97-12a
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https://lccn.loc.gov/97684731
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Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von. Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York. [?, 1781] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/97684731/.

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Krafft, J. C. P. V. (1781) Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/97684731/.

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Krafft, Johann Carl Philipp Von. Sketch map of fortifications in the vicinity of Fort Washington, Manhattan Island, New York. [?, 1781] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/97684731/>.