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Robin, Augustus, (fl. 1860) Death of Wolf

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0087 Author/Creator: Robin, Augustus, (fl. 1860) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Engraving Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 17.2 x 26.5 cm.

One engraving entitled "Death of Wolfe (misspelled Wolf)" circa 1861-1877. Depicts the death of General Wolfe at the Battle of Quebec, September 13, 1759. An unsteady James Wolfe is held upright by two soliders, behind them soliders march forward into battle. Engraved by Augustus Robin after a painting by Henry Louis Stephens.

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