Map/Chart > New York
New York 1776 showing the East River, part of Hudson River and adjacent country with military dispositions shown
A unique and historic map which offers a rare glimpse into the use and production of working maps and plans of the War of Independence. The story told by this actual field map is that of the event leading up to the Battle of Harlem.
|Hydrographer/Surveyor/Artist:||Bernard Ratzer (likely) & J.F.W. Des Barres|
|Size Of Original:||w 56" x h 30"|
|Paper Type||Innova Smooth Cotton 315gsm|
This beautiful and previously unpublished map is probably the middle section of a much larger map which extended both south and north of this section. It contains some very intriguing hints as to its origins and to its author.