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    <mods:title>[View of the country round Boston taken from Beacon hill]</mods:title>
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    <mods:namePart>Williams, Richard</mods:namePart>
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    <mods:namePart>George, III, King of Great Britain</mods:namePart>
    <mods:namePart type='date'>1738-1820</mods:namePart>
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  <mods:abstract>View from Boston looking north-east, with British soldier standing beside a cannon on top of Beacon Hill in the foreground, rooftops and spires of North Boston, sailing ships and H.M.S. Somerset entering the harbour beyond, and Charlestown, Bunker Hill, Noddle Island and Hog Island seen across Mystic River in the background; key below.||Titled ‘A drawn View of the Country round Boston, taken from Beacon Hill: by Lieut. Williams, in six pieces’ in the Catalogue of the Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.||Titled 'A colored panoramic "view of the country round Boston, taken from Beacon Hill; by Lieut. Richard Williams, of the Royal Welsh Fuziliers, shewing the lines, redoubts, and different encampments of the rebels; also those of his Majesty's troops under the command of H.E. Lieut.-Gen. Gage, Governor of Massachusett's Bay, &amp;c.;" dedicated to Col. James of the Royal Artillery' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum, London, 1844-1861.</mods:abstract>
  <mods:note>No. 5 of six sheets individually numbered by the artist, depicting the area around Boston as seen from the city during the siege after the Battle of Bunker Hill (June 1775). Signed with initials on plate no. 4: 'R.W.f:'. Title on plate no. 1 and dedication and production details on plates no. 2-4: 'shewing the Lines, Ridouts &amp; Different Encampments of the Rebels also those of his Majesty's Troops under the command of his Excellency Lieut. General Gage, Governor of Massachuset's Bay &amp;c &amp;c. These Drawings are most humbly inscribed to Colonel James of the Royal Artillery by his obliged Servant R.d Williams'.</mods:note>
  <mods:note>Copy at Maps K.Top.120.38.d. Exhibited: "The American War of Independence, 1775-84: a commemorative exhibition organized by the Map Library and the Department of Manuscripts of the British Library Reference Division", The British Library, London, 4 July 1975 – 11 November 1975. Uk</mods:note>
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