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View of the head of Chesapeak Bay, shewing Turky point, Elk River, Sassafras River, Spesuti Island. 22d August 1777.

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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: 1777
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
Sailing ships
Chesapeake Bay (Md. and Va.)
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 : pen and ink ; 29.3 x 47.7 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: bc2bcbd0-c6f3-012f-1af3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1745: Creator Born
  • 1777: Created
  • 1813: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "View of the head of Chesapeak Bay, shewing Turky point, Elk River, Sassafras River, Spesuti Island. 22d August 1777." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1777. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0f6d75-d1d3-1529-e040-e00a18065909

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "View of the head of Chesapeak Bay, shewing Turky point, Elk River, Sassafras River, Spesuti Island. 22d August 1777." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 7, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0f6d75-d1d3-1529-e040-e00a18065909

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1777). View of the head of Chesapeak Bay, shewing Turky point, Elk River, Sassafras River, Spesuti Island. 22d August 1777. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/be0f6d75-d1d3-1529-e040-e00a18065909

Wikipedia Citation

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View of the head of Chesapeak Bay, shewing Turky point, Elk River, Sassafras River, Spesuti Island. 22d August 1777.