Revolutionary Art: For Independence

4 Dec

This parchment was used to call men to arms over two centuries ago.

Join or Die, a political illustration by Benjamin Franklin motivating the unity of the masses to fight against the British.

Paul Revere's sensationalized depiction of the "Boston Massacre" in 1770 rallied anti-British sentiment among the revolutionaries five years before the start of the war.

Paul Revere’s rendering of the Boston Massacre in 1770 called the public to notice the actions of British.

34. The Savages Let Loose

The Savages Let Loose, 1783 by William Humphrey

Philip_Dawe_(attributed),_The_Bostonians_Paying_the_Excise-man,_or_Tarring_and_Feathering_(1774)_-_02

The Bostonians Paying the Excise-Man, 1774 British propaganda print that depicts the tarring and feathering of Boston Commissioner of Customs John Malcolm.

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