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Map Sketch of West Point.

About this Item


  • Sketch of West Point.


  • Hinncks, John.

Created / Published

  • 1783.


  • -  Fortification--New York (State)--West Point--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  West Point (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--New York (State)--West Point


  • -  Scale ca. 1:20,000.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink on tracing paper.
  • -  Oriented with north to the right.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Shows fortifications.
  • -  Based on John Hinncks' West Point. 1783.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1206
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2: 650/1; 651/2


  • map, on sheet 34 x 58 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3804.W53S3 1783 .S5


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71005426

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hinncks, John. Sketch of West Point. 1783. Map.

APA citation style:

Hinncks, J. (1783) Sketch of West Point. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Hinncks, John. Sketch of West Point. 1783. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.