'William Tell, and the Tyrant Gesler' print   Save
'William Tell, and the Tyrant Gesler' print
Description: Dated 1850-1856, this hand-painted block print shows the mythical characters of William Tell and the 'Tyrant Gesler.' William Tell is a 15th century Swiss folk hero who assassinated the tyrant Albrecht Gessler of Habsburg, Austria, with his skill as an expert archer, leading to a rebellion and the establishment of the Swiss Confederation. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: H27004
Subjects: Prints and printmaking; Folk heroes; Arts and Entertainment
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