Prepared for Baltimore Heritage, Inc. by the Louis Berger Group, Inc. Funded by a grant from the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program (GA-2287-13-003) with additional support from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.
- Scale ca. 1:26,400.
- Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
- Title from manuscript label on verso as originally mounted.
- Relief shown by shading.
- Shows fortifications, troop encampments, and roads from "White Marsh,"…
This map is Plate No. 25 from a J.H. Colton atlas that we believed was published in 1857. This is a digital image of the original map held by the George Peabody Library, Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University. Scale: 1:23,500.
Francis Guy’s prospect of Baltimore meticulously records the city’s distinctive topographical features, from the cliffs of Jones Falls Valley and “Howard’s Elm” in the foreground to the dense cluster of buildings that stretches to the harbor front.…