Steel Engravings and Illustrations

Mid-19th Century Steel Engraving — The Evacuation of Boston

Drawn by L. Hollis — Engraved by F.T. Stuart, Boston

On this March 17, 1776, British forces are forced to evacuate Boston following General George Washington’s successful placement of fortifications and cannons on Dorchester Heights, which overlooks the city from the south.

Year/Era: 1850-60s
Condition: Fair/Good
Inventory no.: 389100035