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The Execution of Captain Nathan Hale

Object Number: 
1936.463
Medium: 
Graphite and gray wash on heavy board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. ( 19.4 x 22.5 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower center: "Nathan Hale"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite: "NATHAN HALE"
Description: 
History
Gallery Label: 
Captain Nathan Hale was executed by the British as a spy on September 22, 1776.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group