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Revere, Paul (1735-1818) A view of part of the town of Boston in New-England and Brittish Ships of War klanding their troops 1768

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02873 Author/Creator: Revere, Paul (1735-1818) Place Written: [Boston] Type: Print Date: May 1770 Pagination: 1 print 33.8 x 48.6 cm

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Summary of Content: One of two copies known to be signed by colorist Christian Remick, and engraved by Paul Revere. Originally framed in worn edge scallop frame and old glass, with frame cut-down for the print. Propaganda print showing disembarkation of British troops. Reproduced in Brigham p. 79-85 (measurements are for frames)

Background Information:

People: Revere, Paul, 1735-1818
Remick, Christian, b. 1726

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: ReligionPropagandaRevolutionary WarArt, Music, Theater, and FilmNavyMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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