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A view of part of the town of Boston in New England and Brittish ships of war landing their troops, 1768

GC002.01.MA.1000.005 (RS880)

Description

This engraving depicts a huge panoramic view of the harbor full of sailing vessels, with troops of men in the boats and on the dock standing at attention. The background view is of Boston and houses.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1780
Physical Description
1 line engraving
Dimensions
10x 15.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
198445
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.1000.005

Record details

Originator
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818 (Engraver)
Descriptive Terms
sailing ships
scenes (depictions)
warships
Material Type
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Revolutionary War
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Boston Harbor Border Areas
Physical Access Restrictions
Poor

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