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Description: Important Charleston Battle Plan, by Thomas Abernethie published, South Carolina 1785, A SKETCH OF THE OPERATIONS BEFORE CHARLESTON THE CAPITAL OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1780; by Abernethie, an early Scottish engraver in Charleston, South Carolina, from David Ramsey's The History of the Revolution of South-Carolina, published 1785; contained within frame; sight H14 1/4" W11 1/2"

Provenance: South Carolina estate

Literature: WHO WAS WHO IN AMERICAN ART, 1564-1975. Madison, CT: Sound View Press, 2001, p.48

Other Notes: Little is known about the Scottish born Charleston engraver Thomas Abernethie. His maps are considered to be the earliest Southern published maps. This map is one of the earliest battle plans of the Revolution engraved in America and the earliest Charleston Battle Plan engraved in America.

  • Condition: Condition statement: ages discoloration and toning, appears to be in original uncolored condition. Not examined of of frame.


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