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The Forbes Lithograph MFG. CO. Revere House

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0204 Author/Creator: The Forbes Lithograph MFG. CO. Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Engraving Date: 1770-1800 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 19 x 27.8 cm. Order a Copy

One engraving entitled "Revere House" dated 1770-1800. Depicts a view of Paul Revere's House. Caption notes, "Home of Paul Revere, North Square Boston 1770-1800. On the night of April 18th he went forth from here on his famous ride to Lexington and Concord, summoning the Patriots to the first battle of the Revolution. April 19th 1775." Engraver unknown.

Revere, Paul, 1735-1818

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