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Peter Francisco's Gallant Action with Nine of Tarleton's Cavalry in Sight of a Troop of Four Hundred Men. :Took place in Amelia County, Virginia, 1781.

  • ARTIST: Augustus Kollner

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph, hand colored,

    DATE: c. 1845.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 10 3/4 x 15 1/2" (273 x 397 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Lithograph drawn by August Kollner after the 1814 copper engraving by Webster and Worral. Lithographed by Thos. Sinclair, Philadelphia.. Renowned for his strength and bravery, Francisco served in the Continental Army under Lafayette and others before running into Tarleton's dragoons outside an Amelia tavern.


  • CONDITION: Overall good condition with modern hand color, heavy fold lines, and a tear in the right margin coming slightly into the image. Backed on paper.