Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre   Save
Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre
Description: A photograph of a lithograph done by Alonzo Chappel, a 19th Century American painter. The lithograph shows the scene of the Boston Massacre in 1770, with the Old State House building in the background. The scene shows a melee between British soldiers and colonists, with muskets being fired, and hand to hand combat. Several bodies lie on the ground. One victim of the event was Crispus Attucks, who died at the scene. The back of the pencil written text, "Crispus Attacks - 1st Shot Amer Rev - Boston." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B14F12_005_001
Subjects: Boston Massacre, 1770; Attucks, Crispus, d. 1770; Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887
Places: Ohio