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Incredible Insults and Hardships: The Hostage Experience of Ebenezer Sullivan

When twenty-three-year-old Capt. Ebenezer Sullivan nobly volunteered himself as a prisoner-exchange hostage in the last weeks of the Canadian invasion, he had no way... The post Incredible Insults and Hardships: The Hostage Experience of Ebenezer Sullivan...

Trading Generals

During the American Revolution, many players were removed from the chess board of war as a result of capture. From individual soldiers and sailors... The post Trading Generals appeared first on Journal of the American Revolution.

Tippoo Saib’s two sons deliver’d up to Lord Cornwallis

 The son of the sultan is handed over by his father (right) to Cornwallis (left) with the British camp in the background. Soldiers flank Cornwallis; next to the Sultan is his other son and a servant(?) Title: Tippoo Saib’s two sons deliver’d...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 6 May 2014

Tippoo Saib’s two sons taking leave of their mother

Two oval images printed against a patterned background with a stylized floral border. The image on the top shows Tippoo Sahib’s wife, mother of his two sons as she kneels outside a tent on a rug; she embraces her one son as the other son stands...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 1 May 2014

Tippoo Saib’s two sons taking leave of their mother

 Before a tent with a throne inside, Tippoo Sahib’s wife, mother of his two sons, kneels on a rug; she embraces her one son as the other son stands behind him. Tipu Sultan stands in the background with a woman servant(?) Title: Tippoo Saib’s...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 16 Apr 2014