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Godefroy, François (1743?-1819) Recueil d'estampes representant les differents evenements...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06551 Author/Creator: Godefroy, François (1743?-1819) Place Written: Paris Type: Book Date: 1784 ca. Pagination: 16 p. 23 x 27 cm

Summary of Content: "...de la guerre qui a procure l'independance aux Etats Unis de l'Amerique." 16 engraved copper plates of revolutionary designs by Godefroy, Fauvel, Wiliam, Laussan, and le Paon. Prints include Lexington, Saratoga, and Yorktown. Other designs depict world events including Dominque, Senegal, Grenada, Pensacola, Tobago, St. Eusthanasius, Ft. St. Phiippe and "Brimstonhill." Also includes maps showing colonies, population spread and an allegorical precis of the treaty of peace.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Art, Music, Theater, and FilmRevolutionary WarBattlePeaceTreatyGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsLexington and ConcordBattle of SaratogaBattle (Siege, Surrender) of YorktownAfricaCaribbeanMilitary HistoryFrance

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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