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The Life and Career of Major John André, Adjutant-General of the British Army in America

Illustrated by Henry Bryan Hall, Sr. (American (born in England), 1808–1884), Illustrated by Sir William Beechey (English, 1753–1839), Illustrated by John Singleton Copley (American, 1738–1815), Illustrated by Richard Cosway (English, 1742–1821), Illustrated by Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796–1886), Illustrated by George Henry Harlow (English, 1787–1819), Illustrated by John Hoppner (British, 1758–1810), Illustrated by Sir Joshua Reynolds (English, 1723–1792), Illustrated by Archibald Robertson (American, born Scotland, 1765–1835), Illustrated by George Romney (English, 1734–1802), Illustrated by John Keyes Sherwin (English, 1751–1790), Illustrated by Clarkson Frederick Stanfield (English, 1793–1867), Illustrated by Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755–1828), Illustrated by John Trumbull (American, 1756–1843), Engraved by John Cochran (English, active 1821–1865), Engraved by John Condé (English (France), died in 1794), Engraved by Henry R. Cook (English, active 1800–1845), Engraved by Edward Finden (English, 1791–1857), Engraved by William Finden (English, 1787–1852), Engraved by John B. Forrest (American (Scotland), about 1814–1870), Engraved by Samuel Freeman (English, 1773–1857), Engraved by William Humphrys (American, born in Ireland, 1794–1865), Engraved by Samuel Valentine Hunt (American (born in England, 1852)), Engraved by William G. Jackman (American (born in England), active about 1841–1860), Engraved by Albert Henry Payne (English, active in Germany, 1812–1902), Engraved by John Francis Eugene Prud'homme (American, 1800–1892), Engraved by Ridley & Holl, Engraved by Edward Scriven (English, 1775–1841), Engraved by Peltro William Tomkins (English, 1759–1840), Engraved by Edward Wellmore (American, 19th century), Engraved by William A. Wilmer (American, died in 1855), Author Winthrop Sargent (American, 1825–1870), Publisher Ticknor and Fields (American, founded in 1854)

Place of Publication: Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 19 x 13.4 x 4.3 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 1 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous extra-illustrated engravings, etchings, and lithographs

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Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861) 19 cm; [2 ff.] xiv, 471 pp., plus plates; later 19th-cen. half gilt-stamped green morocco, green cloth boards (green cloth box).

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861


Acquired in 1922 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

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William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent