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A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B, 1779

 Item — Drawer: 122 : L : 8, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-077

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.


  • 1779


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


1 Sheets : 1 map : hand colored ; 52 x 48 cm.

Language of Materials


Reference numbers

Client reference #55; WAG #289206


The Philadelphia Print Shop LTD., 27 June 1991.

Related references

LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1327. Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution 1775-1795, 128

Additional details

Scale [ca. 1:21,000]. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of rural landholders. Indexed for public buildings.


Backed crease fold.


London : Wm. Faden, 1779

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121