View of the Attack on Bunker's Hill, with the Burning of Charles Town, June 17. 1775

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View of the Attack is an engraving by John Lodge based on a drawing by an artist named Mr. Millar. It was published in the 1780's or 1790's in the English book New Complete & Authentic History of England. The image is the artist's interpretation of the event, from a British point of view, published for a British audience.

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BOSTON

CHARLES TOWN

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Type: Engraving

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Year: 1783
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Author/Creator: Artist: John Lodge (?-1796),

Publisher: Barnard's New Complete & Authentic History of England
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Dimensions: 17 x 28.5 cm.

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Catalog Number: American Antiquarian Society