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Catalog Number 1990.005.002
Object Name Print
Title Lake Coast Defences. Fort Wayne, Near Detroit, Michigan
Scope & Content Print, mounted on board. The print is of an engraving showing "Lake Coast Defences. Fort Wayne, Near Detroit, Michigan. - Sketched by A.H. Askins." Shows the east bastion of the star fort at Fort Wayne with a view to the northeast. Two officers are shown talking on the upper level of the fort with a troupe of soldiers marching below. The skylines of Detroit and Windsor can be seen in the distance. "Nov. 1, 61" is hand written in pencil on the bottom right corner.
Date 1861
Extent of Description 19.25" x 15"
Collection Fort Wayne
Search Terms Fort Wayne