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Description

"A plan/ of the/ Battle/ on/ Bunkers Hill/ Fought on the 17th of June 1775./ By/ an Officer on the Spot" Map of Boston in 1775 over three columns of copy explaining the battle. Early carved frame w/ black paint and gilt. Map mounted on fabric and stretched.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775
Inscriptions
""London. Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennett/ No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the Act Directs, 27 Novr. 1775."" (under image)
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
ink
Ink
MAP
maps
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Associated events
Battle of Bunker Hill
People and organizations
J. Bennett
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Dimensions
22 1/4 x 17 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.47
GUSN
17395

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