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Conclusion de la campagne de 1781 en Virginie. To his excellency General Washington ... / peint par L. le Paon peintre de Bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Siences [sic] et Arts de Rouen et de Lille.

Conclusion de la campagne de 1781 en Virginie. To his excellency General Washington ... / peint par L. le Paon peintre de Bataille de S.A.S. Mgr. le Prince de Condé ; gravé par N. le Mire des Academies Imperiales et Royales et de celle des Siences [sic] et Arts de Rouen et de Lille.

 
 
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Print shows Marquis de Lafayette, full-length portrait, standing, facing front, wearing uniform and holding two swords in left hand while directing American troops during the battle at Yorktown; a black soldier holds his horse behind him on the right.
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Title continues: To his excellency General Washington this likeness of his friend, the Marquess de la Fayette, is humbly dedicated, by le Mire.
In the middle of the text a wreath encircles "Liberte" and a pole topped with a phrygian (or liberty) cap from which emanate rays of light.
Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress / Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell, with a foreword by Sinclair H. Hitchings. Washington : [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.], 1975, no. 142.

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01/01/1780
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Le Mire, Noël, 1724-1801, engraver
Le Paon, Jean-Baptiste, 1738-1785, artist
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