Auction 148, Lot 289

"Plan of the Country from Frogs Point to Cotton River Shewing the Positions of the American & British Armies from the 12th of October 1776 Until the Engagement on the White Plains on the 28th", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Southeastern New York, Revolutionary War

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.7 x 16.5 inches
22.1 x 41.9 cm

A handsome Revolutionary War plan that centers roughly on White Plains and details the battles and troop positions. The American forces are shown moving northward from a point near present-day Fordham University. Many property owners, roads, ferries, and towns are named. Several notable places are located, including Fort Washington, Dobbs Ferry, Fort Lee, Fort Independence, and Tarrytown. Engraved by Samuel Neele.

References:

Condition: A

Issued folding with faint offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 2/19/2014

Archived