Military Map of Harlem Heights with Landscape Vignette at Upper Right

Object Number: 
1889.28
Date: 
1814
Medium: 
Watercolor and black ink on card, laid on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall (irregular): 24 3/8 × 32 5/8 in. (61.9 × 82.9 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in black ink: "A / Military Topographical MAP / OF HAERLEM HEIGHTS AND PLAIN; / Constructed under the direction of Genl. I. G. SWIFT of US Engineers. / by Captn. JAMES RENWICK, of Genl. MAPE'S Brigade. / Drawn by Wm. Js. Proctor."; at upper right: "To Colnel. NICHOLAS FISH, / and other Members of the COMMITTEE of DEFENCE; / THIS MAP, / is respectfully Dedicated / November 1814"; below nine references and annotations throughout
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Deposited by the Common Council of the City of New York
Provenance: 
The City of New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group