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Battle of the Thames - Death of Tecumseh.

  • ARTIST: Alonzo Chappel

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Johnson, Fry Co., New York.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving, hand colored,

    DATE: 1857

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 5 1/2 x 7 3/8" (13.9 x 18.8 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Engraved by W. Wellstood. "Tecumseh Indian chief warrior, and orator, was fatally shot by Colonel Johnson at the Battle of the Thames in Upper Canada during the War of 1812. Tecumseh and his followers joined forces with the British to resist the encroachment of settlers on Indian territory. With Tecumseh's death, however, the momentum and power of the Indian confederacy was broken." -Architect/Capitol


  • CONDITION: Good condition with modern color.