Map Engraving

Collection Type

  • Maps and atlases

Date

1775

GUSN

GUSN-17395

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

Descriptive Terms

maps
engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Ink
Unidentified Paper
MAP

Inscription

""London. Printed for R. Sayer and J. Bennett/ No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the Act Directs, 27 Novr. 1775."" (under image)

Associated Person

Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794

People and Organizations

J. Bennett

Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794

Associated Events

Battle of Bunker Hill

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

22 1/4 x 17 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1970.47