Early Map of Pittsburgh (1768)

Early Map of Pittsburgh (1768)
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• Fine art print of an antique map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
• Printed on 100% cotton matte fine art paper
• Printed with archival pigment inks
• Includes a 1/4 inch white border

Fine art print reproduction of an antique map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1768 printed on acid-free, 100% cotton fine art paper with a matte finish and archival pigment inks.

Shows the plan of Fort le Quesne (ie, Fort Duquesne) at the present-day site of Pittsburgh. Includes an index describing various components of the fort. Also includes a note on how the British obtained the information presented in the map: "This Plan was sent from America, as it had been taken by some curious French Deserters".

Map Title: Plan of Fort le Quesne, Built by the French, At the Fork of the Ohio and Monongahela in 1754
Author: Thomas Jefferys (d. 1771)
Year: 1768
Related Subjects: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Colonial America