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La destruction de la statue royale a Nouvelle Yorck Die zerstorung der koniglichen bild saule zu Neu Yorck

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La destruction de la statue royale a Nouvelle Yorck Die zerstorung der koniglichen bild saule zu Neu Yorck

 

 

Title:
La destruction de la statue royale a Nouvelle Yorck Die zerstorung der koniglichen bild saule zu Neu Yorck
Published:
Paris : Chez Basset, Rue St. Jacques, [177-]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching, hand-colored ; 32 x 42 cm.
Subjects:
Sabotage > New York (State) > New York > Pictorial works.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Destruction and pillage > Pictorial works.
Summary:
Print shows a misguided attempt by the artist to depict the destruction of an equestrian statue of King George III in New York City on July 9, 1776; this view shows what appear to be mostly slaves attempting to pull over the statue of a man standing, holding up a scroll or baton
Format:
ephemera
Notes:
Title from item
Avery Classics copy: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University
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