LADY ACKLAND'S VISIT TO THE CAMP OF GENL. GATES.

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Alonzo Chappel


Lady Ackland's Visit to the Camp of Genl. Gates.

Steel engraving, 1857.
Image size 5 3/8 x 7 1/8" (135 x 181 mm).
Good condition with modern hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 49415
Price: $85.00
Publisher : Published by Martin & Johnson Co. New York.
After her husband Major Ackland was wounded and imprisoned Lady Harriet Ackland found a way to his side with the help of General Burgoyne ...." I had not a cup of wine to offer her. All I could furnish was an open boat, and a few lines written on dirty and wet paper to General Gates, recommending her to his protection." Nicely detailed - a camp site on the shore can be seen. A small dog sits on the lap of her companion. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Historical , Revolutionary War

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