William Beastall

Artist's Biography

Deborah Sampson.

Stipple and line engraving, 1797.
Paper size 5 3/26 x 3 5/16" (13 x 8.3 cm).
Good condition save for some soft overall foxing.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95807
Price: $250.00
Publisher : Published by H. Mann, 1797.
Wm. Beastall (painter); George Graham (engraver) Frontispiece for "The Female Review: or, Memoir of an American Young Lady; whose life and character are peculiarly distinguished being a Continental soldier, for nearly three years,... ." By Herman Mann.

Deborah Sampson became a hero of the American Revolution when she disguised herself as a man and joined the Patriot forces as Robert Shurtleff. She was the only woman to earn a full military pension for participation in the Revolutionary army.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Portraits , Women