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Visual Documents: White House Burned

Visual Documents: White House Burned

Artist
William Strickland
Date of Work
1814
Medium
Engraving
Credit
Library of Congress

Visual Documents: White House Burned

This aquatint engraving by William Strickland shows the White House in the aftermath of being burned by the British on August 24, 1814 during the War of 1812. The engraving is based on a George Munger watercolor.

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