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The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King-Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a Party of the 29th Reg.

Revere, Paul (1735-1818)1904-11-04

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
New York, NY, United States

Engraving of the Boston Massacre. Hand-colored, first edition. Crispus Attucks is colored in, indicating that he was an African American. The depiction of the event and a poem printed below the engraving vilify the British Army. The casualties, described as ”unhappy sufferers,” are listed at the bottom.

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  • Title: The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King-Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a Party of the 29th Reg.
  • Creator: Revere, Paul (1735-1818)
  • Date: 1904-11-04
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • GLC Number: GLC01868

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