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Copley, John Singleton (1738-1815) [Engraving of Samuel Barrington]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02542.32.20 Author/Creator: Copley, John Singleton (1738-1815) Place Written: London, England Type: Print Date: 22 May 1810 Pagination: 1 engraving : b&w ; 21.1 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: An engraving of Samuel Barrington, famed British Admiral.

People: Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815
Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmNavyMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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