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PAUL REVERE: born in Boston, 1735; died, 1818; acquired his fame by his ride from Boston to Lexington in April, 1775, to arouse the minutemen. This ride was celebrated by Longfellow in the poem "Midnight Ride of Paul Revere," published in "Tales of a Ways
Publisher Bamforth & Co. Ltd., Publishers, Holmfirth, and New York
Horizontal: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Chromolithograph and metallic pigment on card stock.
Not On View
Front: COPYRIGHT 1908 BY R.M. DONALDSON.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2014, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 29, 2014)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder