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Pulling down the statue of George III by the "Sons of Freedom," at the Bowling Green, City of New York, July 1776 / painted by Johannes A. Oertel ; engraved by John C. McRae. Men pulling down the sta ... show more

Pulling down the statue of George III by the "Sons of Freedom," at the Bowling Green, City of New York, July 1776 / painted by Johannes A. Oertel ; engraved by John C. McRae.
1 print : engraving.
Men pulling down the statue of George III with ropes as crowd of men, women, and children watch, Bowling Green, New York City.
  • Title from item.
  • Exhibited in: "Creating the United States" at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2009-2010.
  • Popular Graphic Arts
Oertel, Johannes Adam Simon, 1823-1909 , artist
  • George--III,--King of Great Britain,--1738-1820--Statues.
  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Destruction & pillage.
  • Riots--New York (State)--New York--1770-1780.
  • Crowds--New York (State)--New York--1770-1780.
  • Engravings--1870-1880.
McRae, John C., engraver
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