Richard Williams (British c.1750-1776) The burnt ruins of Charlestown from across the Charles river; The Charles river: a pair 30.5 x 45.7 cm. (12 x 18 in.) unframed, (2).
Lot 4
Richard Williams (British c.1750-1776) The burnt ruins of Charlestown from across the Charles river; The Charles river: a pair 30.5 x 45.7 cm. (12 x 18 in.) unframed, (2).
Sold for US$ 132,750 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Richard Williams (British c.1750-1776)
The burnt ruins of Charlestown from across the Charles river; The Charles river: a pair
pencil on paper
30.5 x 45.7 cm. (12 x 18 in.)
unframed, (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Charles Bigelow (b.1884) of Boston, USA.
    By direct descent to the current owner, his grand-daughter.

    General Gage ordered that the town of Charlestown be subjected to incendiary cannon fire from British vessels, soon the town was in flames.
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