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The town of Boston in New England and Brittish ships of war landing their troops! 1768

The town of Boston in New England and Brittish ships of war landing their troops! 1768

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Title:
The town of Boston in New England and Brittish ships of war landing their troops! 1768
Title (alt.):
Town of Boston in New England and British ships of war landing their troops! 1768
View of part of the town of Boston in New England and Brittish ships of war landing their troops! J768
Description:
A restrike of a cropped plate originally engraved, printed, and sold by Paul Revere in 1770. See Brigham.
Engraver:
Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Former owner:
Whitmore, William Henry, 1836-1900
Date:
[1770]
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Engravings
Restrikes
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
Boston Pictorial Archive
Series:
General Views of Boston General Views
Subjects:
Cities & towns
Waterfronts
Sailing ships
Boston (Mass.)--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
MassachusettsBoston Harbor
Extent:
1 print : engraving ; plate mark 20 x 31 cm.
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Notes (acquisition):
From the Lawrence Fund, Nov. 28, 1902
Notes (date):
Dates of original printing and restrike from Brigham, C.S. Paul Revere's engravings, pages 79-85.
Notes (citation):
Brigham, C.S. Paul Revere's engravings, pages 79-85
Notes:
Boston Public Library copy printed on blue-tinted laid paper watermarked "J. Dubois" and measuring 23 x 34 cm. The lower edge is rough. This engraving was purchased from the William H. Whitmore sale of Nov., 1902, where it was lot no. 2797. See Brigham, page 83.
Additional information on item: Paul Revere, Boston - landing of the British troops - 1786
Accession #:
08_02_001376
Call #:
Map 1015.25