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The Boston Massacre

A work made of wood engraving, with hand coloring, on tan laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of wood engraving, with hand coloring, on tan laid paper.

Date:

1770

Artist:

Paul Revere Jr.
American, 1734–1818

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Paul Revere Jr.

Title

The Boston Massacre

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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1770

Medium

Wood engraving, with hand coloring, on tan laid paper

Dimensions

Image: 20.2 × 21.9 cm (8 × 8 5/8 in.); Block: 26.2 × 23 cm (10 3/8 × 9 1/16 in.); Sheet: 27.6 × 24 cm (10 7/8 × 9 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of R. Thornton Wilson

Reference Number

1983.876

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