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American Graphic Art from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Day

September 19 – November 14, 1948
Ground Floor, Central Gallery, Galleries G-9, G-10

Paul Revere, The Boston Massacre, 1770, hand-colored engraving, Rosenwald Collection, 1943.3.9042

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: This exhibition was selected from the collections of the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, and the National Gallery to present a survey of American graphic art. Included were a 1590 copy of engravings by Theodor de Bry, based on John White's watercolor drawings of Indians in Virginia; the Paul Revere 1770 engraving of the Boston massacre; Currier and Ives prints; and works by modern artists.