General Pepperrell at the Siege of Louisbourg, 1745

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General Pepperrell at the Siege of Louisbourg, 1745

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Engraving by M.A. Wageman and W. Ridgway showing Sir William Pepperrell (1696-1759) of Kittery at the Siege of Louisbourg during King George's War in 1745.

Louisbourg was a French fort established to protect French commercial fishing interests in the area of Ile Royale, now known as Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

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  • Title: General Pepperrell at the Siege of Louisbourg, 1745
  • Creator: Wageman, M. A.
  • Creation Date: 1861
  • Subject Date: 1745
  • Town: Louisbourg
  • County: Cape Breton Island
  • State: NS
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 12 cm x 19.2 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 8/36
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Image

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