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The Attack upon the Chew House

Howard Pyle1898/1898

Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum

In 1897 Scribner’s Magazine commissioned Pyle to create twelve illustrations to accompany a year-long serialization of Henry Cabot Lodge’s “Story of the Revolution.” The Attack upon the Chew House depicts Washington’s troops attacking on the British General Howe’s encampment at Germantown, PA, headquartered at the Chew House, in October of 1777.

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  • Title: The Attack upon the Chew House
  • Date: 1898/1898
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings: H. Pyle (LLC)
  • Physical Dimensions: w35.25 x h23.25 in (Complete)
  • Illustrator: Howard Pyle
  • Illustration Citation: The Story of the Revolution, by Henry Cabot Lodge, in Scribner's Magazine, June 1898
  • Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 1912
  • Provenance: Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
  • Type: Paintings
  • Rights: Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
  • External Link: http://emuseum.delart.org:8080/emuseum/view/objects/asitem/items$0040:10388
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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