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The image caption reads "John Hancock at Lexington directing the Minute Men to sound the alarm, 1775." The verso has a description of Hancock's role in the ringing of the bell to sound the alarm on the night of April 18, 1775.
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1 calendar ; 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches
14 1/2 x 11 1/2 (HxW)(inches)
Gift of Miss Adelaide Fowler, 11 October 1930.
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)
Wood & Doane (Boston, Mass.) (Printer)
Barnes, George Foster (Delineator)
Hancock, John, 1737-1793