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Moran, Edward Percy, (1862-1935) America's First Ally

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0085 Author/Creator: Moran, Edward Percy, (1862-1935) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1780 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 24.5 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled "America's First Ally" dated 1780. Caption notes, "The return of Lafayette with assurances of good will from France." Depicts George Washington and Gilbert du Motier Lafayette surrounded by cheerful bystanders and soliders. Engraved after a painting by Edward Percy Moran. Engraver unknown.

People: Moran, Edward Percy, 1862-1935
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Lafayette, Gilbert du Motier, 1757-1834

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: American RevolutionFranceInternational RelationsRevolutionRevolutionary War GeneralRevolutionary War

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