The Boston Massacre

The Bloody Massacre

late 18th century
Martin Sprague (American, active about 1775–1800), After Paul Revere, Jr. (American, 1734–1818)


Dimensions

Sheet: 34.3 x 28.6 cm (13 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.1011

Medium or Technique

Watercolor with inscriptions in pen and brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Copy of Paul Revere’s Bloody Massacre engraving.

Inscription

In pen and brown ink: "Effects of a standing army in time of peace" and further inscriptions; lower right: Martin Sprague Delin.

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler, in 1933

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler