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Map, A Plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill 1775

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Map,  A Plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill 1775
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Framed hand-colored engraved Revolutionary War battle plan map entitled: "A Plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775. Between His Majesty 's Troops, Under the Command of Major General Howe, and the Rebel Forces. By Lieut Page of the Engineers, who acted as Aide de Camp to General Howe in that Action". This map with "Engraved for Frothingham's History", a fine mid-19th century reproduction of the important battle plan map, likely a fold-out map from "History of the siege of Boston, and of the battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill: Also, an account of the Bunker Hill monument, with illustrative documents" by Richard Frothingham, published 1849. (The book went through a number of printings throughout the second half of the 19th C; the map may be from a later edition.) Not examined out of frame. Upper right corner chipped. Creases. Closed tear. Frame, approx. 24 3/8" x 22". Sight, approx. 18 1/2" x 16 3/8".Provenance: a private Northern Virginia collection.
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Map, A Plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill 1775

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Aug 13, 2022
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0008B: Map, A Plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill 1775

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Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $150
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Framed hand-colored engraved Revolutionary War battle plan map entitled: "A Plan of the Action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775. Between His Majesty 's Troops, Under the Command of Major General Howe, and the Rebel Forces. By Lieut Page of the Engineers, who acted as Aide de Camp to General Howe in that Action". This map with "Engraved for Frothingham's History", a fine mid-19th century reproduction of the important battle plan map, likely a fold-out map from "History of the siege of Boston, and of the battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill: Also, an account of the Bunker Hill monument, with illustrative documents" by Richard Frothingham, published 1849. (The book went through a number of printings throughout the second half of the 19th C; the map may be from a later edition.) Not examined out of frame. Upper right corner chipped. Creases. Closed tear. Frame, approx. 24 3/8" x 22". Sight, approx. 18 1/2" x 16 3/8".Provenance: a private Northern Virginia collection.

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