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Photo: Courtesy Hunter House, The Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, Rhode Island, inv. no. PSNC.2346; photo by Tracey Kroll
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A Plan of the Town of Newport in Rhode Island


Object number

RIF3353

Maker

Maker Charles Blaskowitz
Engraver William Faden, British 1750 (?)-1836
Publisher William Faden, British 1750 (?)-1836

Dimensions

22 1/4 23 1/2 in. (56.52 59.69 cm) 13 3/8 14 9/16 in. (34 37 cm)

Date

1777

Current location

Preservation Society of Newport County

Geography

Made in Newport, Rhode Island, Published in London
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Engraving

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Provenance

The Collection at Hunter House, Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island, by 2005

Bibliography

Morrison H. Heckscher, John Townsend: Newport Cabinetmaker, exh. cat. (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005), 24, fig. 14.
Patricia E. Kane et al., Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2016), 120–21, 380, fig. 5.