Item No: ELK0177541
Title: HONBLE. ISRAEL PUTNAM ESQR.
Rare Book Department
General Israel Putnam was an American army General and a member of the Sons of Liberty. He was recognized for his role in the Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolutionary War.
The engraving is probably based on a painting attributed to Salem artist Samuel Blyth (Blythe), 1744-1795 who was a heraldic engraver and pastelist, and brother of Benjamin Blyth.
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Blyth, Samuel, 1744-1795 - Engraver