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Study for the oil painting, 'The Battle of Lexington 1775'

Charcoal and wash sketch from a sketchbook by William Barns Wollen, 1911 (c).

The sketch represents a firing line of American Revolutionary Militia at the Battle of Lexington, the first engagement between British and American troops in the American War of Independence (1775-1783).

Wollen's oil painting of the Battle of Lexington is part of the National Army Museum's collection (NAM. 1959-11-302).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1965-05-48-1-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study Collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1965-05-48-1-1