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Title
Plan of West Point
Names
Villefranche, Jean Louis Ambroise de Genton, chevalier de, active 18th century (Cartographer)
Fish, Stuyvesant, 1851-1923 (Associated name)
United States Military Academy (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

(A-Z)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1899 (Approximate)
Place: New York, N.Y.?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-744
Topics
Fortification -- New York (State) -- West Point (N.Y.)
West Point (N.Y.)
New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
Genres
Maps
Facsimiles
Early works to 1800
Notes
Content: Shows fortifications, roads, buildings, chain across the Hudson River, and the 1st, 2nd, and outpost lines.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Oriented with north to the upper right.
Content: History of map in upper right conner. Original was persented to the U.S. Military Academy in 1869.
Acquisition: Gift; Stuyvesant Fish; Feb 7, 1911
Version identification: Facsimile of a map by major Villefranche, found among the papers of Gen. Washington.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 32 x 46 cm, on sheet 33 x 47 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 952612388
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21008786
Other local Identifier: US181.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 47ab1090-2a9f-0134-93ab-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of West Point" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a2fc7450-4d05-0134-b10f-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plan of West Point" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a2fc7450-4d05-0134-b10f-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1880 - 1899). Plan of West Point Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a2fc7450-4d05-0134-b10f-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Plan of West Point