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A front view of the lines taken from the advanced post near Browns house : A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill ; A view of the country towards Dorchester, taken from the advanced works on Boston Neck

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Creator

Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet), 1722-1824

Date

[1775?]

Publisher

J.F.W. Des Barres

Scale

Not drawn to scale

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Boston Harbor (Mass.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
  • Dorchester (Boston, Mass.)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Boston
  • Boston Harbor
  • Dorchester
  • Massachusetts
  • North and Central America
  • Suffolk (county)
  • United States
Extent

3 views on 1 sheet ; each 12 x 21 cm., on sheet 85 x 63 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
  • Three views of Boston by J.F.W. Des Barres created prior to, or just after the beginning of the Revolutionary war; some showing military emplacements by British officers; from Des Barres's Atlantic Neptune.

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