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Plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing its defences during the years 1777 & 1778 : together with the siege of Mud Island on the River Delaware

Metadata

Creator

Nicole, Pierre, -1784

Date

[1778]

Scale

Scale ca. 1:14,400

Language

English

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • North and Central America
  • Pennsylvania
  • Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia (county)
  • United States
Extent

1 manuscript map : hand color 108 x 107 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.
  • Relief shown by shading.
  • "To the Honble. Sir William Howe K.B. general and commander in chief of all His Majesty's forces within the colonies laying on the Atlantic Ocean from Nova Scotia to West Florida inclusive, &ca. &ca. [Signed:] John Montrésor, chief engineer in America."
  • Imperfect: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island is almost entirely cut off.