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View of the opening of our Batterys at Hell Gate upon the rebel works around Walton's House on the island of N. York. 8 Sept. 1776.

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Title
View of the opening of our Batterys at Hell Gate upon the rebel works around Walton's House on the island of N. York. 8 Sept. 1776.
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
New York Harbor (N.Y. and N.J.)
Hell Gate (New York, N.Y.)
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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b96a86a0-c6f3-012f-fd46-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1745: Creator Born
  • 1776: Created
  • 1813: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "View of the opening of our Batterys at Hell Gate upon the rebel works around Walton's House on the island of N. York. 8 Sept. 1776." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1776. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0f6d75-d1cc-1529-e040-e00a18065909

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Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "View of the opening of our Batterys at Hell Gate upon the rebel works around Walton's House on the island of N. York. 8 Sept. 1776." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0f6d75-d1cc-1529-e040-e00a18065909

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1776). View of the opening of our Batterys at Hell Gate upon the rebel works around Walton's House on the island of N. York. 8 Sept. 1776. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0f6d75-d1cc-1529-e040-e00a18065909

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View of the opening of our Batterys at Hell Gate upon the rebel works around Walton's House on the island of N. York. 8 Sept. 1776.