The Crossing


Washington crossed the Delaware River on a frigid December 25th in 1776. There is a famous portrait by Leutze of the historic event.

Washington Crossing the Delaware

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The image, George Washington, is subject to copyright by nancydowd. It is posted here with permission via the Flickr API by barneykin, an administrator of “The Revolution flickred” pool.

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2 Responses to The Crossing

  1. C`Lou says:

    I have a pottery water pitcher that has this drawing on it the name on the bottem say BB Butler and there was a bb butler in the service at that time but died of chicken pox is this worth any thing
    Thank You

  2. It sounds like a wonderful memento to own and enjoy of America’s Revolutionary period.

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