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Ver Bryck, Cornelius, (1813-1844) Washington's Head Quarters at Tappan

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0058 Author/Creator: Ver Bryck, Cornelius, (1813-1844) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 26 x 16 cm. Order a Copy

One engraving entitled, "Washington's Head Quarters at Tappan" circa 1780. Depicts a distant view of Washington's Head Quarters at Tappan, New York where Major John Andre was tried in 1780. In the forefront of the image three cows drink from the Hudson River. Caption notes, "the house where andre was tried." Engraved by Samuel Valentine Hunt after a painting by Cornelius Ver Bryck (misspelled as Verboyck). Printed by W. Pate.

Ver Bryck, Cornelius, 1813-1844
Hunt, Samuel Valentine, 1803-1893
Pate, W., fl. 1857-1861
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Andre, John, 1750-1780

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