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1854 Marquis de Lafayette - Gleason

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FREDERICK GRANT GLEASON

In Honor of the Birthday of Lafayette, September 6 1757

Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette (French: 1757-1834), known in the United States simply as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War, commanding American troops in several battles, including the Siege of Yorktown. After returning to France, he was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830.

(Subject Ref: Wikipedia)

1854
Engraving, Uncolored
Sheet Size 11 x 15 inches
Publisher: Frederick Gleason, Boston
VG condition with Age toning, text on verso.

PrintMaker
Frederick Grant Gleason (1817-1896), publisher in Boston, Massachusetts (ref: Wikipedia)