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Chappel, Alonzo, (1828-1887) Patrick Henry Addressing the Virginia Assembly

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0048 Author/Creator: Chappel, Alonzo, (1828-1887) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1856 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 27.5 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled, "Patrick Henry Addressing the Virginia Assembly" dated 1856. Depicts Patrick Henry standing at a podium before the Virgina assembly giving his famous "give me liberty or give me death" speech. Engraved by H. B. Hall after a painting by Alonzo Chappel.

People: Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887
Hall, H.B., 1808-1884
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionUnited StatesUnity

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