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Battle of Bunker Hill

Description

Battle scene at the top of Bunker Hill, Boston, with fallen figure at center surrounded by soldiers.

Details

Maker
Trumbull, John, 1756-1843 (Artist)
Maverick, Andrew (Printer)
Mitan, John (Engraver)
Date
1808
Inscriptions
1) [under image:] ""Painted by John Trumbull Published by John Trumbull Jany. 1st. 1808, No. 108 Broad-way, New-York. Engraved by James Mitan"" 2) [gothic fancy print, left across base:] ""The Battle of Bunker's Hill/near Boston"" 3) [at right:] ""La Bataille de Bunker's Hill/pre`s de Boston"" 4) [center, bottom:] ""Printed byd And.w Maverick"".
Location of origin
USA; New York?, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
steel engraving (printing process)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Battle
battles
Ink
ink
Military
paper (fiber product)
Picture
steel engraving (printing process)
steel engravings (visual works)
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
15 3/8 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.682.2B
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8475

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