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Braddock's Defeat

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DESCRIPTION

This painting of an important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Charles Langlade, the Green Bay fur trader is on the left directing the attack with Indians from Wisconsin and Michigan (Ottawa, Chippewa, Menominee, Winnebago, Pottawatomie, and Huron). General Edward Braddock is just falling from his horse, and Major Washington is catching its bridle.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 1900

Creation Date: 1755-07-09 

Creator Name: Deming, Edwin Willard

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Collection Name: WHS Museum

Genre: Painting

Original Format Type: paintings

Original Format Number: 1942.488

Original Dimensions: 40 x 60 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Also known as The Battle of Monongahela. July 9, 1755. see also: ID 33763 Original painting is in the collections of the WHS Museum, 1942.488

SUBJECTS

Animals

Arts

Battlefields

Battles

Dead

Firearms

Fur trade

Ho Chunk Indians

Horse-drawn vehicles

Horses

Indians of North America

Industries

Menominee Indians

Military art and science

Officers

Ojibwa Indians

Ottawa Indians

Painting

Potawatomi Indians

Transportation

Wyandot Indians

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