Auction 108, Lot 224

"A Map of Part of Rhode Island, Shewing the Position of the American & British Armies at the Siege of Newport, & the subsequent Auction on the 29th of August 1778", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Rhode Island

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

10 x 16.7 inches
25.4 x 42.4 cm

A copper engraved Revolutionary War plan that shows Providence and Newport with the British fleet offshore and the various military positions including ships anchored offshore. Locates towns and villages, roads, the college, and much more.


Condition: B

Very light scattered toning, close trimmed at bottom, else very good.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 9/29/2004