A Plan of Charles Town the Capital of South Carolina… Charleston. LODGE 1780 map

A Plan of Charles Town the Capital of South Carolina… Charleston. LODGE 1780 map

Product SKU: P-6-103794

Price £824.00

'A Plan of Charles Town the Capital of South Carolina, with the Harbour, Islands and Forts; the Attack on Fort Sulivan, by His Majesty's Ships under Sir Peter Parker, in 1776; the Position of the Land Forces, under General Clinton, and the Rebel camp and Intrenchments, exactly delineated' by John Lodge (February 1780). Antique copperplate map. The accompanying text articles, originally published with the map, will also be provided, entitled 'History and Trade of Carolina // Sir Peter Parker's attack on Fort Sullivan', 14.5 x 29.5cm, 5.75 x 11.5 inches; Please note that this is a folding map.

Scarce Revolutionary War battle plan showing the British siege of Charleston on June 28, 1776. The British fleet under Admiral Peter Parker bombarded Fort Sullivan, but was unable to pass the fort or enter into the harbor. The British 1st and 2nd brigades are marked on Long Island, and the fleet is shown firing on Camp Sullivan. The "Rebel Intrenchment" is located at the north end of the island, while the "Rebel Ships" are located off Charlestown Neck.

TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'A Plan of Charles Town the Capital of South Carolina, with the Harbour, Islands and Forts; the Attack on Fort Sulivan, by His Majesty's Ships under Sir Peter Parker, in 1776; the Position of the Land Forces, under General Clinton, and the Rebel camp and Intrenchments, exactly delineated'

Scarce Revolutionary War battle plan showing the British siege of Charleston on June 28, 1776. The British fleet under Admiral Peter Parker bombarded Fort Sullivan, but was unable to pass the fort or enter into the harbor. The British 1st and 2nd brigades are marked on Long Island, and the fleet is shown firing on Camp Sullivan. The "Rebel Intrenchment" is located at the north end of the island, while the "Rebel Ships" are located off Charlestown Neck.

DATE PRINTED: February 1780    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 14.5 x 29.5cm, 5.75 x 11.5 inches (Medium); Please note that this is a folding map.

TYPE: Antique copperplate map. The accompanying text articles, originally published with the map, will also be provided, entitled 'History and Trade of Carolina // Sir Peter Parker's attack on Fort Sullivan'

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Toning. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain

FOLDING: This is a folding map.

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: John Lodge

PROVENANCE: "The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military and Literary Journal", printed for J. Bew, Paternoster Row, London

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