Manuscript Plan of the Fortifications at McGown's Pass, New York City

Object Number: 
1889.24
Date: 
1814
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink and graphite on paper laid vertically on heavier paper (with 1889.23ab)
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 24.8 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "A Plan / of the / Fortification / at / McGowan's [sic] Pass. /a Scale of 50 feet to the Inch."
Gallery Label: 
This depiction was drawn by either Captain James Renwick, Lieutenant James Gadsden, Lieutenant Isaac E. Craig, Lieutenant Damiel Turner, Lieutenant Lewis Gustavus De Russy, Lieutenant Kemble, or Lieutenant Oothout. It is mounted on a sheet of paper with a manuscript map entitled A Plan of the Fortifications at McGowan's [sic] Pass.
Credit Line: 
Deposited by the Common Council of the City of New York
Provenance: 
The City of New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group