Antique Paintings, Maps, Documents, Photos
Inventory ID: 698
A fine and rare 18th century engraving entitlled "A Plan of the City & Fortifications of Louisberg" by Richard Gridley, Lt. Col. of Arillery, in 1745.
The full title is "A Plan of the City & Fortifications of Louisberg with the French Batteries that defended it and those of the English. This important fortress was taken on June 17, 1745 after a siege of 49 days by nine Regiments that were raised & equipped in New England and commanded by Sir William Pepperill assisted by a Fleet under the command of Commodore Warren. 101 men were killed: 30 died of sickness." This fine map was published in the Universal Magazine in May 1758. Framed and matted: 22 1/4" by 19".
Sale Price: $1,250
Your Savings: 50%
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