A VIEW OF THE TOWN AND CASTLE OF ST. AUGUSTINE, AND THE ENGLISH CAMP BEFORE IT JUNE 20. 1740. BY THOS. SILVER.

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Thomas Silver


A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, and the English Camp before it June 20. 1740. By Thos. Silver.

Copper plate engraving, July 1740.
Image size 11 5/8 x 6 1/2" (295 x 164 mm) plus margins.
Good condition save minor fold reinforcement and marginal repair.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 33079
Price: $295.00
Publisher : Published in Gentleman's Magazine, London.
This contemporary pictorial military plan depicts the British siege under General Oglethorpe, on St. Augustine. This siege failed and the British troops retreated back to Georgia. A lettered key identifies the positions, identifies the ships and gives a general history of the battle. Maps