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View of the Battleground at Concord, Massachusetts

American Art

MEDIUM Color lithograph on wove paper
DATES ca. 1845
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 16 7/8 x 21 in. (42.9 x 53.3 cm) Image: 12 15/16 x 19 9/16 in. (32.9 x 49.7 cm)  (show scale)
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved below image: at left, "F. H. Lane del." and at right, "Thayer's Lithography, Boston." Engraved in lower center of sheet: "VIEW OF THE BATTLE GROUND AT CONCORD, MASS. / 'Here, on the 19th of April, 1775, was made the first forcible resistance to British aggression. On the / opposite bank stood the American Militia. Here stood the invading army, and on this spot the / first of the enemy fell in the war of the Revolution, which gave peace to these United States. / In gratitude to GOD, and in the love of Freedom, this monument was erected. A. D. 1836.' / (Inscription on the Monument)"
CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Fitz Henry Lane (American, 1804-1865). View of the Battleground at Concord, Massachusetts, ca. 1845. Color lithograph on wove paper, Sheet: 16 7/8 x 21 in. (42.9 x 53.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 47.6.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.6.2_view1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.47.6.2_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 12/3/2010
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Fitz Henry Lane (American, 1804-1865). <em>View of the Battleground at Concord, Massachusetts</em>, ca. 1845. Color lithograph on wove paper, Sheet: 16 7/8 x 21 in. (42.9 x 53.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 47.6.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.6.2_view1.jpg)