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L'escadre françoise entrant dans Newport sous le feu des batteries et forcant le passage le 8 Aoust 1778 : jour que les Américains passerent sur l'Isle de Rode Island par le chemin d'howland's ferry

Metadata

Creator

Ozanne, Pierre, 1737-1813

Date

[1778]

Scale

Not drawn to scale

Language

French

Location

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division

Collection (local)

Library of Congress Collection

Subjects
  • Rhode Island, Battle of, R.I., 1778--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
  • Newport Region (R.I.)--Defenses--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
  • Rhode Island (R.I. : Island)--Defenses--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Newport
  • Newport (county)
  • North and Central America
  • Rhode Island
  • United States
Extent

1 ms. view : col. ; 25 x 41 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 pictorially.
  • Oriented with north to the left.
  • Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and gilt.
  • Includes index to defenses and points of interest.
  • Note at bottom: Nta. les anglois brulereus ou coulereus a Rode Island, les frigates l'Orphée, le Lark en la flore de 32 canons, le Cerbere en le Faucon de 28 sans parler d'un grand nombre de batiments Marchands.
  • Imperfect: Mostly indecipherable pencil annotation on verso.