A View from the Lines and Fort of Ticonderoga
Watercolor on paper
Overall: 14 3/4 x 21 1/8 in. ( 37.5 x 53.7 cm )
Purchase, Abbott Fund
Inscribed: across bottom, in ink:"A View from the lines and Fort of Ticonderoga with the Encampment Commanded by his excellency Major General Amherst in the Year 1759 / Drawn on the Spot by Thos Davies Capt. Lieut of the Royal Artillery"
Inscribed: at lower left:"A Ruins of the fort after being blown up and deserted by the French / B. Redouts"
Inscribed: at lower right:"C. The lines at which Attack General / Abercrombie was defeated in 1758. / D. Part of Lake Champlain. / E. Part of South Bay."
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