French edition of this timeless map depicting the area in 1776. It shows Manhattan, western Long Island, parts of Staten Island and today's eastern New Jersey. New York City is just the southern tip of the island. Various forts are shown as well including Fort Washington in today's Harleem. From "The Life of George Washington". Tooley indicates that J.N. Buache is the map maker. Uncolored; Framed.
1807 Marshall Map Showing New York City in 1776
Ile de New-York. Partie de Long-Island ou de l'Ile Longue, et Positions des Armees Americaine et Britannique, apres le Combat Livre sur Hauteurs, le 27 Aout 1776
Map Maker Specifics
J. Marshall, 1807, Paris
16 x 10.5 in. plus margins, 17 x 26 in. framed.
Excellent, clear strike on heavy paper. Slight edge wear and soiling. Framed.