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Map [Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

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Title

  • [Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island.

Created / Published

  • 1778?]

Headings

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

Notes

  • -  Scale ca. 1:7,500.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor.
  • -  Relief shown by shading.
  • -  Shows Fort Lee, Fort Washington, Fort Independence, the 8 redoubts built by the British to command Kingsbridge, troop symbols, and the entrenchments on Harlem Heights.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1171
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2

Medium

  • map, on sheet 102 x 58 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3804.N4:2M3 1778 .U5

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71002306

Online Format

  • image

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Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island. [?, 1778] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71002306/.

APA citation style:

(1778) Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71002306/.

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Unfinished draught for a topographical map of the northern part of New York Island. [?, 1778] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71002306/>.