The Battle at Bunker's Hill, Near Boston

Johann Gotthard von Müller, German, 1747 - 1830
after John Trumbull, American, 1756 - 1843



Engraving, copper on wove paper

Plate: 22 13/16 × 31 11/16 in. (58 × 80.5 cm)

Sheet: 27 3/16 × 35 13/16 in. (69 × 91 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade



Place Made: Germany, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed in plate, lower left: Painted by John Trumbull Esqr; center: The Battle at Bunker's Hill, near Boston / June 17th, 1775 / London, Published March 1798 by A.C. de Poggi No. 91 New Bond St.; lower right: Engraved by JG Muller

Exhibition History

Unlayering Stereotypes: Selections from the Permanent Collection For Teaching Cultural Anthropology, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 7, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 24-August 20, 1995.


Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection; to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

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