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Landscape: a Fort on a Cliff

Landscape: a Fort on a Cliff

Hanns Lautensack (German, Bamberg (?) ca. 1520–1564/66 Vienna)

Mislukte aanval op fort Kallo, 1638

Mislukte aanval op fort Kallo, 1638

Failed attack on Fort Kallo, 1638

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the manner of the destroying it by Captayne Underhill and Captayne Mason / RH.

The figure of the Indians' fort or palizado in New England and the man...

The village of the Pequot Indians which was attacked and destroyed by Captain Underhill and Captain Mason in 1637. Illus. in: Nevves from America / John Underhill. London : Printed by J.D. for Peter Cole, [...]... more

Fort of St. Philip on the Shantz

Fort of St. Philip on the Shantz

View from the river Schelde, with several boats; fort of St Philip in foreground at left, Antwerp in the distance at right. One of a set of 12 views in Germany, formerly in an album, now disbound. According to ... more

Henrietta Fort

Henrietta Fort

View of Henrietta Fort in Tangier from lower down the slope, with two soldiers looking over the rock on the winding road in foreground at left, others seen outside a small building on the coast at right Wencesl... more

Le Fort, Franz

Le Fort, Franz

Zeichner: Schenk, Pieter (1646) Schabkünstler: Schenk, Pieter (1646) faktischer Entstehungsort: Amsterdam

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branch of the Susquehanna River; from the Delaware River north to Fort Stanwix.

A Portion of New York from the Hudson River west to the Unadilla Branc...

Scale ca. 1:65,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor on parchment. Area is divided into the various tracts of land with the owners identified. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1079 Available also thr... more

An ordinance for erecting & establishing a High Court of Chancery in the Province of New York. Fort William Henry, the 28th August, 1701. By order of Council. New York: Printed by William Bradford, Printer to the King's most excellent Majesty 17

An ordinance for erecting & establishing a High Court of Chancery in t...

Evans 1013.; On verso: 915. VIII P.R.O., August 28, 1701, Cal. 1701, No. 915 VIII. Evans 1013. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text ... more

An ordinance of His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, Capt. General and Governour in chief of the Province of New York ... For suspending the proceedings of the High Court of Chancery of the Province of New York. Given at Fort William Henry in Ne

An ordinance of His Excellency Edward Lord Cornbury, Capt. General and...

Evans 1091.; On verso: 1206, XLV P.R.O., June 13, 1702, Cal. 1702. No. 1206 XLV. Evans 1091. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in... more

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

Plan de la riuiere de Suriname, de la ville de Paramaribo, es de fort Zelandia.

Plan de la riuiere de Suriname, de la ville de Paramaribo, es de fort ...

Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index of places and inset of fort Zelandia.

Plan du fort projetteʾ au nouveau Bilocxy.

Plan du fort projetteʾ au nouveau Bilocxy.

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Carte du Lac Champlain depuis le Fort Chambly jusqu'a celuyde St. Fréderic.

Carte du Lac Champlain depuis le Fort Chambly jusqu'a celuyde St. Fréd...

Shows landowners along the shore of Lake Champlain. Pen and ink and colored ink. Similar to map created by Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Léry in 1732. Oriented with north to the right. At top of title cartouche... more

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituated at ye entrance of Cartagena Harbour or Boca-Chica with ye parts adjacent and also of the attacks made against the said forts /

A plan of Fort St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Jago & of St. Philip scituat...

In lower margin: To his grace Iohn Duke of Montagu, this plan is most humbly dedicated by his graces, most dutifull & most obedient servant, Iohn Thomas. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and waterco... more

Plan du Fort Condé de la Mobille, marqué en rouge dans l'Etat quil est presentement 1743, avec la partie de l'augementation [i.e. l'augmentation] proposée, marqué en jeaune [i.e. jaune].

Plan du Fort Condé de la Mobille, marqué en rouge dans l'Etat quil est...

Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Shows Mobile and Fort Condé (later renamed Fort Charlotte), Alabama. "Echelle de cent cinquante toises." Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, brown, red, yellow). "This Fr... more

Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel qu'il est présentement : [Louisiana] /

Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel qu'il es...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings, internal facilities, and surrounding area. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil in lower left margin: 84482. A progress repor... more

A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Osswego on the Lake of Cataroque.

A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Osswego on the ...

Scale ca. 1:410,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: I. Villedary. Also shows the route from Albany to "Crown Point, belonging to the French." Includes "An account of miles from the city of A... more

Survey of the River St. Johns from Fort Frederick in the Bay of Fundy to the River Medauesqua with the Lake Temesecuala and the Grand Portage from thence to the River St. Lawrence.

Survey of the River St. Johns from Fort Frederick in the Bay of Fundy ...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Fort Edward to Crown Point.

[Fort Edward to Crown Point.

Scale ca. 1:250,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. In pencil: No. 26. "The original of this plan was found with General de Diskau when he was taken pr... more

A plan of Chignecto (called also by the French Beau-Bassin) at the head of the Bay of Fundi upon the Istmus of Accadia shewing that harbour with its rivers, the situation of the English fort and fort possessed by the French, June 1755.

A plan of Chignecto (called also by the French Beau-Bassin) at the hea...

Shows region of Fort Lawrence and Fort Beauséjour in Chignecto Isthmus. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan of Fort William Henry and camp at Lake George.

Plan of Fort William Henry and camp at Lake George.

Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Includes descriptive index to military positions. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1121 Available also throug... more

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in the beginning of the engagement of the 9th of July on the Monongahela 7 miles from Fort Du Quesne.

A sketch of the field of battle with the disposition of the troops in ...

Scale 1:10,800; 300 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. The name R. Ohio applies also to the Allegheny. "No. 27." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a rast... more

S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts built round it; which I took on the mountain to the west of Crown Point abt. a miles distance.

S[i]r: This is minuts of the fort at Crown Point and of the redouts bu...

Scale ca. 1:6,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Plan of the attack on Fort William Henry and Ticonderoga; showing the road from Fort Edward, Montcalm's camp and wharf of landing, &c.

Plan of the attack on Fort William Henry and Ticonderoga; showing the ...

Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 852. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ... more

Plano de la Bahía de Fort Real cituado a la parte del oeste de la Ysla Martinica /

Plano de la Bahía de Fort Real cituado a la parte del oeste de la Ysla...

Also shows villages of Fort-de-France and Le Lamentin. Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 521 Available a... more

A map of Fort Royal Bay in the island of Martinico.

A map of Fort Royal Bay in the island of Martinico.

Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. In upper margin: For the Lond. Mag. From The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer. October 1758, v. 27. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789... more

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in the collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania /

General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this...

Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost pan... more

Plan of the Town and Fort of Carillon at Ticonderoga

Plan of the Town and Fort of Carillon at Ticonderoga

Photographs of American Military Activities

Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With the disposition of the English Army under the command of Genl. Amherst encamp'd there 1759.

Plan of the fort and fortress at Crown Point with their environs. With...

Scale 1:7,200; 200 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References."... more

Plan of Fort Pownal at Penobscot built 1759.

Plan of Fort Pownal at Penobscot built 1759.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 21." Watermark: J. Whatman. Includes 3 profile views. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 837 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Sir Wm. Johnson's son / Huteu(?) fecit.

A North view of Fort Johnson, drawn on the spot by Mr. Guy Johnson, Si...

Illustration showing fort and outbuildings in New York.

Plan of a rout undertaken in winter, Jany. 26th, from Quebec, the capital of Canada, to the frontier settlements of the Township of Topsham near Brunswick Fort on the River Ammerascaegun in the Province of New Hampshire, Feby. 20th 1760 /

Plan of a rout undertaken in winter, Jany. 26th, from Quebec, the capi...

Scale 1:506,880; miles 8 to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 808 Available also through the Library... more

[Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

[Braddock's route, 1755, Fort Cumberland to Fort Pitt.

Scale 1:316,800; 5 mi. to an in. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. In pencil: Braddock's rout 1755. Sh... more

Plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal, the capital of Martinico with the Bay of Cul de Sac Royal /

Plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal, the capital of Martinico w...

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2051 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Port du Carenage. LC copy annotat... more

A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the province of East Florida.

A plan of the land between Fort Mossy and St. Augustine in the provinc...

Scale ca. 1:7,900. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right. Shows "Spanish old fields overgrown with scrubs." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1635 LC Luso-Hispanic World, ... more

A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last landing place of our army and the country through which it marched to the attack /

A plan of the town and citadel of Fort Royal in Martinico : the last l...

Also shows Bay and Cul de Sac Royal. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Differs slightly from the map of Fort Royal in London Magazine, April 1762, v. 31. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, ... more

Map of a route through south west Pennsylvania from Fort Loudon, Franklin Co. to Fort Pitt, Pittsburgh.

Map of a route through south west Pennsylvania from Fort Loudon, Frank...

Scale 1:380,160; 6 miles to an in. Title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 673. Variant title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection ... no. 12: A map of the c... more

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the situation of the Indian-towns with respect to the Army under the command of Colonel Bouquet March of His Majesty's troops from Fort Pitt to the forts of Muskingham in 1764 / / Tho. Hutchins.

A general map of the country on the Ohio and Muskingham showing the si...

Map showing Native towns in the Ohio River Valley. Illus. in: An historical account of the expedition against the Ohio Indians, in the year 1764 [...] / published from authentic documents by a lover of his coun... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Dedicated "To the Honble. Thos. Gage ... " Relief shown by hachures. Includes text, index to points of interest, and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Hook, shewing the pr... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the north or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the east or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town.

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Described in I. N. P. Stokes' Iconography of Manhattan Island. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset of "A chart of ... more

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Royal, dans l'Isle de Guadaloupe, du Cote de l'Est / / drawn on the spot by Lieut. Arch. Campbell Engineer ; engraved by Peter Mazell.

An east view of Fort Royal in the Island of Guadaloupe Vue du Fort Roy...

Print showing a view of Fort Royal on the coast of the Island of Guadeloupe with soldiers relaxing in the foreground, ships at sea, and sun rising in the background. Title from item. Plate numbered in lower rig... more

Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Plan of Fort George and adjacent works at Pensacola in West Florida.

Scale 1:1,800; 150 ft. to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1659 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site a... more

Plan of Fort Rosalia.

Plan of Fort Rosalia.

Oriented with North to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Le Fort, Franz

Le Fort, Franz

Leitung: Gaucher, Charles-Etienne

Veduta degli avanzi del Castro Pretorio nella Villa Adriana a Tivoli (View of the Remains of the Praetorian Fort [the Poecile], Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli)

Veduta degli avanzi del Castro Pretorio nella Villa Adriana a Tivoli (...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

View of Fort William

View of Fort William

Topographical drawing shows Fort William on an island near Boston Neck in Massachusetts in 1770. The fort, Neck, lighthouse and a ship sailing out of the harbor are all identified. Published in: The American Re... more

An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Fort Frontenac to the island of Anticosti shewing the soundings, rocks, shoals &c with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for navigating that river to Quebec.

An exact chart of the river St. Lawrence, from Fort Frontenac to the i...

Scale ca. 1:695,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Insets: The Seven Islands.--A continuation of the river from Quebec to Lake Ontario.--St. Nich... more

An exact chart of the river St. Laurence, from Fort Frontenac to the island of Anticosti shewing the soundings, rocks, shoals &c with views of the lands and all necessary instructions for navigating that river to Quebec.

An exact chart of the river St. Laurence, from Fort Frontenac to the i...

Scale ca. 1:695,000 Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Includes descriptive text. Insets: The Seven Islands.--A continuation of the river from Quebec to Lake Ontario.--St. Nicho... more

A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.

Scale ca. 1:330. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1139 Available also through the Library of Congress ... more

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the North or Hudsons River, and to Crown Point, on the East or Sound River, shewing the several streets, publick buildings, docks, fort & battery, with the true form & course of the commanding grounds, with and without the town. Survey'd in the winter, 1775 [i.e. 1766]

A plan of the city of New-York & its environs to Greenwich, on the Nor...

Scale ca. 1:6,300. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Dedicated to Major Gen. Thos. Gage. Includes descriptive note, "References," and inset "A chart of the entrance to New York from Sandy Ho... more

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

A view of the harbour of Boston taken from Fort Hill

Print shows tents and wooden fence in foreground and Boston Harbor in the background. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. D... more

[Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt.

[Map of the Ohio River from Fort Pitt.

Scale ca. 1:700,000. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. In pencil: Montresor, 1776. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. Shows river course from New... more

[Fort Washington & vicinity.

[Fort Washington & vicinity.

Scale not given. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows Fort Washington with the position of Hessian encampment at the time of the ... more

Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a bastion, or on the angles of the shoulder, to hold a sentry

Guerritte, a fort or small tower of stone or wood, on the point of a b...

Print shows a guérite on the corner of a fort. Title from item. Illus. in: A new military, historical, and explanatory dictionary ... / Thomas Simes. Philadelphia : Sold by Humphreys, Bell, and Aitken, 1776. Pu... more

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batteries of cannon and mortars were erected on Long Island with a view to take off the defences and make breaches in the rebel fort on the opposite shore to facilitate a landing of troops on New York Island.

A plan of the Narrows of Hells-gate in the East River, near which batt...

Scale ca. 1:2,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. In upper margin: no. 6. Includes "References." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1154 Available also throug... more

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina by a squadron of His Majesty's ships on the 28th day of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels, from the drawings made on the spot.

[A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Caro...

Scale ca. 1:25,500. Title from engraved map published by Faden in 1776. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes inset "Plan of the platform in Sullivan's Fort." Annotated by Lt. Colonel Thos. James of ... more

Fort on Noddles Island.

Fort on Noddles Island.

Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces... more