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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.
About This Item
- 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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Battles--Canada--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg
- Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745
- Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759
- Sieges--Canada--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg
- United States--History--King George's War, 1744-1748
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