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A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River : near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island

Metadata

Creator

Blaskowitz, Charles

Date

[1776]

Name on Item

Drawn by Chals. Blaskowitz

Scale

Scale ca. 1:2,400

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Fortification--New York (State)--New York--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • New York (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • Hell Gate (New York, N.Y.)--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Hell Gate
  • New York
  • New York (county)
  • North and Central America
  • United States
Extent

1 manuscript map : hand color, 46 x 59 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
  • Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • Has watermarks.
  • Relief shown by shading.
  • In upper margin: no. 6.
  • Includes "References."