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L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, (1754-1825) West Point and its Fortifications in 1780

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0027 Author/Creator: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, (1754-1825) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1780 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 25.6 x 16.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled "West-Point and its Fortifications in 1780" dated 1780. Depicts a landscape view of the Hudson Highlands and West Point Military Academy. In the forefront of the engraving, two men look across the Hudson River at the Military Academy. Drawn and engraved by J. Smillie after a drawing made in 1780 by Pierre Charles L'Enfant, Engineer U.S. Army. Printed by W. Pate.

People: L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1724-1825
Smillie, J., fl.1780
Pate, W., fl.1780

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: West Point (US Military Academy)US Army

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