Great Fire in New York City during British occupation, 1776
French print showing buildings in New York City engulfed in flames during a fire on September 19, 1776 (Note: print has 9/19/1776 as date of Great Fire, while other sources reference 9/21/1776). Also shown are citizens being beaten by Redcoats, (British soldiers) and looting by African slaves. Note: scenes depict chaos in New York City following the British occupation and evacuation of U.S. troops during the Revolutionary War. Image published: ca. 1778.
Image ID: 001402
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Image size: 6.6 Mpixels (19 MB uncompressed) - 3313x2004 pixels (11.0x6.6 in / 28.1x17.0 cm at 300 ppi)
Image keywords: 1700s, 18th-century, American Revolution, American War of Independence, Americas, Battle of Brooklyn, Battle of Long Island, Early-Modern, Eon4674, EonBargain, Events, Great Britain, Great Fire, Illustrations, New York, Redcoats, Revolutionary War, United States, War-Conflict, defeats, fires, occupations, retreats