Calendar for John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, Mass., 1887

Description

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
insurance
portraits
statesmen
governors
calendars

Physical Description

1 calendar ; 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.13.01.001

Image Dimensions

14 1/2 x 11 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adelaide Fowler, 11 October 1930.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)
Wood & Doane (Boston, Mass.) (Printer)
Barnes, George Foster (Delineator)

Material Type

calendars

Other People

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

Subjects

Minutemen (Militia)
Revolutionary War

Description Level

Item