Auction 116, Lot 286

"Kaart van Nieuw Ijork Eiland Een gedeelte van Long Eiland… 27 Augustus 1776", Marshall, John

Subject: New York

Period: 1805-09 (published)

Publication: Hetleven van George Washington…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.8 x 15.8 inches
24.9 x 40.1 cm

Dutch version of this terrific Revolutionary War plan centered on Manhattan. It extends to the narrows, shows part of Staten and Long Islands, north to Ft. Washington and to above Ft. Independence (two are named). Troop positions are located and, specifically, the positions of the ships Roebuck, Phoenix, Rose, Greyhound, Thunder, Carcass, and Bombs. There is good detail throughout with numerous forts, roads, villages and towns identified.

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Condition: A+

Nice impression printed on heavy paper with attractive later color. Issued folding, now pressed.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $275

Closed on 9/20/2006

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