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Bulckley, Eliphalet (1746-1816) [Equestrian silhouette of Colonel Eliphalet Bulkley]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.041 Author/Creator: Bulckley, Eliphalet (1746-1816) Place Written: s.l. Type: Sketch signed Date: circa 1770-1780 Pagination: 1 silhouette

Summary of Content: Silhouette of Colonel Bulkley of the 25th Regiment of Connecticut by T.C. Colchester.

Background Information: Seller's notes: Silhouette done by F. Chapman.

People: Bulkley, Eliphalet, 1746-1816

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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