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A SKETCH OF THE ACTION BETWEEN THE BRITISH FORCES AND THE AMERICAN PROVINCIALS, on the Heights of the Peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th June 1775

Metadata

Cartographer

Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

Publisher

Faden, William, ????

Former owner

Skinner, William, 1700-1780

Former owner

Skinner, Monier

Date

[1775]

Name on Item

Engraved by Jefferys & Faden.

Publisher

Published as the Act directs 1 Aug.t 1775 Jefferys & Faden ye Corner of St Martins Lane,

Scale

Scale approximately 1:13,700

Language

English

Location

British Library

Collection (local)

British Library Collection

Subjects
  • Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Military art and science--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Boston (Mass.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Boston
  • Bunker Hill
  • Massachusetts
  • North and Central America
  • Suffolk (county)
  • United States
Extent

1 map : copperplate engraving, hand colour ; 34 x 31 cm

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Relief shown by shading and by hachuring.
  • Shows title at upper centre with lettered key (A-T) and scale bar (of 1 Mile).
  • Shows position and movements of troops.
  • Shows imprint in lower margin.
  • Copy at Add Ms 33,231.NN.1. A roll - laid on linen. Manuscript annotation at centre left in black ink, "Handed over to Lieut. Monier Skinner R. Eng.r by his father in 1872" and initialled (by Monier Skinner?). Red stamp of British Museum at lower right. Pressmark stamped to verso and repeated in pencil.

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