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"The Capture of Major Andre."  Engraving by  Robert. (engravers)  James.  & Hinshelwood - Hardcover - First printing - 1846 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 24223)

"The Capture of Major Andre." Engraving

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"The Capture of Major Andre." Engraving

by Durand, A.B. (after), Jones, Alfred. Smillie, James. & Hinshelwood, Robert. (engravers)

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New York: American Art Union, 1846. First printing. Very good overall. Handsome engraving dramatising Major Andre's capture. From a painting by A.B. Durand in the possession of the Honble. James K. Paulding. Published by the American Art Union exclusively for the members 1846. Andre was adjutant to the British General Henry Clinton, and is shown here in civilian clothes, his boots & hat removed, with the American patriot Hiram Paulding turning away from him with his arm outstretched in rejection, his other hand holding the compromising papers. Andre had negotiated the surrender of West Point with Benedict Arnold. He was hung by the Americans as a spy; in Britain, he was memorialized as a hero. Engraving after the painting by Asher B. Durand; the figures engraved by Alfred Jones and the landscape by Smillie and Hinshelwood. First issued in 1846 by the American Art Union. Copper engraving black and white as issued, 18 x 15 1/2" plus margins. Lightly toned, a strong impression.


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"The Capture of Major Andre." Engraving
Durand, A.B. (after), Jones, Alfred. Smillie, James. & Hinshelwood, Robert. (engravers)
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American Art Union
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