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1924 Print Henry Laurens Revolutionary War Ships British Navy Hendrik Van XES2

1924 Print Henry Laurens Revolutionary War Ships British Navy Hendrik Van XES2

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This is an original 1924 black and white relief line-block print of "Henry Laurens is Captured." The Congress of the United States named Laurens minister to the Netherlands in the fall of 1779. In that role, Laurens successfully negotiated Dutch support for the United States in the Revolutionary War. Upon his return voyage to Amsterdam, the British Navy intercepted his ship off the banks of Newfoundland.

CONDITION

This 87+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 7 inches; 13 x 18 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem.

Keywords specific to this image: Colonial America, Packet Ship Mercury

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