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Israel Putnam Esqr

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1902,1011.7079

  • Title (object)

    • Israel Putnam Esqr
  • Description

    Portrait, three-quarter length standing facing front, left hand on hip, right arm holding glove resting on a cannon-barrel, looking away to right, wearing military uniform with sash, sword and tricorn, coat thrown back , with three cannon firing in the background to right. 9 September 1775
    Mezzotint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 362 millimetres
    • Width: 238 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, continuing "Major General of the Connecticut Forces, and Commander in Chief at the Engagement on Bunckers-HIll near Boston, 17 June 1775.", and "J. Wilkinson pinx. / Published as the Act directs by C. Shepherd 9. Sepr. 1775. London / Ioh. Martin Will excudit Aug. Vind.".
  • Curator's comments

    See 1902,1011.7084 (BMSat 5290) for more information on the series to which this print is related.

    (Description and comment from M.Dorothy George, 'Catalogue of Political and Personal Satires in the British Museum', V, 1935)
    A copy of BMSat 5292 published in Augsburg.

  • Bibliography

    • Russell 1926 10a.II (Engraver not ascertained: Class III) bibliographic details
    • BM Satires 5292.A bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated events

    • Associated Event: American War of Independence
      1775-1783
    • Associated Event: Battle of Bunker Hill
      17 June 1775
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1902

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1902,1011.7079

Portrait, three-quarter length standing facing front, left hand on hip, right arm holding glove resting on a cannon-barrel, looking away to right, wearing military uniform with sash, sword and tricorn, coat thrown back , with three cannon firing in the background to right.  9 September 1775  Mezzotint

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Portrait, three-quarter length standing facing front, left hand on hip, right arm holding glove resting on a cannon-barrel, looking away to right, wearing military uniform with sash, sword and tricorn, coat thrown back , with three cannon firing in the background to right. 9 September 1775 Mezzotint

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