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"Boston Tea Party"

This is an image of a 1789 illustration of the "Boston Tea Party" event created by British engraver W.D. Cooper. The engraving was printed in The History of North America, which was printed in London, England.

 The illustration shows Americans dressed as Indians throwing tea from a ship into Boston Harbor in 1773. Cooper titled the illustration"Americans thowing the Cargoes of the Tea Ships into the River, at Boston."

Image of W.D. Cooper's 1789 engraving of the "Americans throwing the Cargoes of the Tea Ships into the River, at Boston," 1789.  Today we refer to the event as the "Boston Tea Party."
Citation (Chicago Style): 

Cooper, W.D. "Boston Tea Party.". in The History of North America. 1789. Print: Engraving. Library of Congress: Rare Book and Special Collections Division, JPG,

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