alt George Rogers Clark Capturing the Northwest Territory

George Rogers Clark Capturing the Northwest Territory

Albin Henning

James R. Ross Fine Art

1943

25 x 17 inches

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Framed: 32 1/4 x 24 1/4 inches
Inscription: Signed and dated lower right
Provenance: Private Collection, Indiana.
Literature: Illustrated in the July 1944 issue of "The American Legion Magazine," p. 27.
Note: Depicts Clark's efforts to capture British posts during the Revolutionary War in 1778-1779. Likely depicts Fort Vincennes (in present day Indiana), along with Clark and Father Pierre Gibault, who convinced local residents to support the American cause.
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