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    War of 1812: Dramatic Engraving of the Battle of the Thames. 13.5" x 8.5" [sight] engraving, matted and framed to an overall size of 19.75" x 14.75". Titled: "Col. Johnsons mounted men charging a party of British Artillerists and Indians, at the Battle fought near Moravian Town October 2nd 1813. when the whole of the British force commanded by Gen. Proctor, surrendered to the Army under Gen. Harrison and his Gallant followers." Engraved by Ralph Rowdon. "Published and sold by Shelton & Kensett Cheshire Con. Decr. 6th 1813." An extremely rare original image from the time of the war (copied ten years later). The battle occurred fifty miles east of Detroit along the Thames River. Shawnee leader Tecumseh fell in the battle, effectively ending allied Indian power in the territory. Although Col. Johnson is credited with killing Tecumseh, the victory helped propel the overall commander, William Henry Harrison, to the Presidency. Some minor foxing and soiling along left side; overall, a very clean example. A.A.S. Engravings #11493, Stauffer #2638.


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