The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street, Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th Regiment
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]
Visual representations of the Boston Massacre began to appear soon after the event. Powerful images of coffins and skull-and-crossbones symbols punctuated news accounts and broadsides. This hand-colored engraving by Paul Revere, emotional but historically inaccurate, was based on an earlier drawing by Henry Pelham. Revere got his print to market first.