Battle at Bunker’s Hill

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This image by John Trumbull depicts the death of General Joseph Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775. When Trumbull met Thomas Jefferson in Paris, Jefferson encouraged him to undertake a series of paintings on the Revolutionary War. Although Trumbull finished the painting in 1786, he was not able to find a publisher for the engraving until 1798.

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