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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.

Summary of Content: 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.

People: Ver Bryck, Cornelius, 1813-1844
Hunt, Samuel Valentine, 1803-1893
Pate, W., fl. 1860
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Andre, John, 1750-1780

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: EnglandIntelligenceMilitary LawNew YorkPresidentPrisoner of WarRevolutionary War GeneralRevolutionary War

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