11-14-2010 11-14-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2526B Boston
November 14, 2010 11:00AMCalender
32

(Dartmoor Prison, American Broadside)

$237$200
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2526B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

(Dartmoor Prison, American Broadside), Horrid Massacre at Dartmoor Prison England, where the unarmed American Prisoners of War were wantonly fired upon by the guard...Seven were killed, and about Fifty wounded, (several mortally,) without provocation on the part of our unfortunate American Citizens!, likely Boston, 1815, with hand-tinted engraving over two columns of text within black borders, sight size 17 x 9 7/8 in., (framed, with overall browning, folds, with losses along center folds, loss to left edge, and chipping to right edge, w.a.f.).
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Dartmoor Prison