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Leizel, Balth Frederic (ca. 1781) L'arrive Du Prince Quillaume [sic] Henry a Nouvelle York en Amerique

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07436 Author/Creator: Leizel, Balth Frederic (ca. 1781) Place Written: Augsburg, Germany Type: Print Date: 1781 ca. Pagination: 1 print 47.9 x 38.2 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07436 Author/Creator: Leizel, Balth Frederic (ca. 1781) Place Written: Augsburg, Germany Type: Print Date: 1781 ca. Pagination: 1 print 47.9 x 38.2 cm

Summary of Content: Print from "Collection Des Prospects." Handcolored "Vue d'Optique" depicting a ship at habor, in billowing waves. A view of New York harbor (imaginary?), showing a ship arriving in a stormy sea, but said to be (per imprint) based on a painting by Richard Wright. It is supposed to show the third son of George III, Prince William Henry, visiting New York. Collateral to GLC04386, George Washington to Odgen, on a plan to kidnap the crown prince.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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