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General Charles Lee, (painting)

Artist:
Peale, C. W.
Subject:
Lee, Charles
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 50
Of the Revolution; was a native of North Wales, and held a military commission at the age of eleven; served while young in Canada; and under Bourgoyne in Portugal; in the Polish army; travelled the tour of Europe; killed an Italian officer in a duel; came to America in 1773; declared for liberty, and was made a Major General by Congress in 1775. He commanded for a time in New York; then in the south, and was afterwards transferred to New Jersey; and died in October, 1792, in Philadelphia. [P. 14.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall; comprising those of many of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and of other distinguished persons. 1870. Philadelphia: Published for the Use of Visitors. 1870.
Topic:
Portrait male
Occupation--Military--General
Control number:
AECI 01790050
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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