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Map [New York Island. Military. Unfinished.

About this Item


  • [New York Island. Military. Unfinished.

Created / Published

  • 1778?]


  • -  Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--New York (State)--Manhattan (New York)


  • -  Scale ca. 1:12,000.
  • -  Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection.
  • -  Title in manuscript on verso "A topographical map of the north part of New York Island."
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Has watermarks.
  • -  Relief shown by shading.
  • -  Shows fortifications below Fort Washington and redoubts on east side of Harlem River.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1168
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2


  • col. map, on sheet 106 x 64 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3804.N4:2M3S3 1778 .N4


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71002219

Online Format

  • image

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New York Island.Military.Unfinished. [?, 1778] Map.

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(1778) New York Island.Military.Unfinished. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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