• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Revere II, Paul (1734-1818); Pelham, Henry (after)
  • Date Made 1770
  • Place Made
  • Materials Paper; Copperplate Engraving; Hand-Colored
  • Measurements
  • Gift of Mr. William H. Coburn
  • Room
  • Accession # 1976.0074999999999

The Bloody Massacre of 1770

The provenance of this famous print is remarkable.  It is perhaps the only impression to have descended in the family of one of the victims of the Boston Massacre of 1770.