Battle of Bunker Hill

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1808

GUSN

GUSN-8475

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

steel engravings (visual works)
ink
paper (fiber product)
steel engraving (printing process)
battles
armed forces
Picture
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Stipple Engraved
Military
Battle
Picture

Inscription

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"".

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Trumbull, John, 1756-1843 (Artist)
Maverick, Andrew (Printer)
Mitan, John (Engraver)

Location of Origin

USA; New York?, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

15 3/8 x 21 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.682.2B

Places

New York state (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)