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View of the Narrows between Long Island & Staaten Island with our fleet at anchor & Lord Howe coming in--taken from the height above the Waterg. Place Staaten Island. 12th July 1776.

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Names
Robertson, Archibald (ca. 1745-1813) (Artist)
Collection

Archibald Robertson: his diaries and sketches in America, 1762-1780.

Sketches.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1762 - 1780
Date Created: 1776
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. MS 66
Topics
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns and battles
Armies -- British -- To 1799
Military officers -- Personal narratives
War in art
Boats
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Genres
Ink drawings
Notes
Content : Archibald Robertson: his diaries and sketches in America, 1762-1780, edited by Harry Miller Lydenberg, is the authoritative reference work on this collection.

Content: The two plans of Fort Pensacola, and the plan elevation included in this group of Robertson's sketches, are probably not original works by Archibald Robertson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper ; 29.4 x 47.9 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: b90c8f60-c6f3-012f-f890-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1745: Creator Born
  • 1776: Created
  • 1813: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "View of the Narrows between Long Island & Staaten Island with our fleet at anchor & Lord Howe coming in--taken from the height above the Waterg. Place Staaten Island. 12th July 1776." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4a87ea2-d4d5-931d-e040-e00a180625e3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "View of the Narrows between Long Island & Staaten Island with our fleet at anchor & Lord Howe coming in--taken from the height above the Waterg. Place Staaten Island. 12th July 1776." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4a87ea2-d4d5-931d-e040-e00a180625e3

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1776). View of the Narrows between Long Island & Staaten Island with our fleet at anchor & Lord Howe coming in--taken from the height above the Waterg. Place Staaten Island. 12th July 1776. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a4a87ea2-d4d5-931d-e040-e00a180625e3

Wikipedia Citation

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View of the Narrows between Long Island & Staaten Island with our fleet at anchor & Lord Howe coming in--taken from the height above the Waterg. Place Staaten Island. 12th July 1776.