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Object ID 1985.003
Object Name Engraving
Title The Battle of Bunker Hill
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Purchase
Date circa 1830
Artist John Trumbull (artist)
Made Johann Gotthard von Muller (engraver)
Description Framed black and white engraving of The Battle of Bunker Hill, near Boston. The scene portrayed is a dramatic battlefield scene in which British Major, John Small, attempts to save the dying American General Joseph Warren from being bayonetted by a grenadier who means to avenge the death of an officer who has fallen at this feet. Boston and its harbor are visible in right background. Printed text underneath the image:"The Battle of Bunker's Hill, near Boston / June 17th 1775."

Dimensions H-30 W-1.25 L-38.75 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Battlefields
Engravings
People Trumbull, John
Search Terms American Revolution
Battle of Bunker Hill
General Joseph Warren
John Trumbull
Johann Gotthard von Muller
Engravings
Room Front Parlor
Event Battle of Bunker Hill
Medium Engraving