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IMAGE number
MHS175748
Title
The Bloody Massacre on 5th March 1770, 1770 (coloured engraving)
Artist
Revere, Paul (1735-1818) / American
Description
event leading up to American Revolution; four died including Crispus Attucks a black sailor and former slave;
Location
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA, USA
Medium
Gravure colorée
Date
1770 (C18th)
Dimensions
20x22.8 cms
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • 29th regiment shooting
  • aiming
  • america
  • american
  • attack
  • british troops
  • civilian
  • civilians
  • crispus atticus
  • dead
  • firing
  • flashpoint
  • gunfire
  • hostility
  • king street
  • massachusetts
  • new england
  • north america
  • old state house
  • skirmish
  • soldier
  • soldiers
  • tension
  • the boston massacre
  • uprising
  • us
  • usa
  • war of independence
  • wounded

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