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Collection Reference Number GLC08878.0035
From Archive Folder Portraits of historical figures: engravings, lithographs, photographs 
Title Maison de Johnson dans le pays des Mohawks
Date 1837
Additional authors Vander-Burch, [?] (fl. 1837)
Document Type Artwork
Content Description Depicts the house of Sir William Johnson in the Mohawk Valley, New York. Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, founder of Johnstown, New York, was an Irish pioneer and army officer in colonial New York, and the British Superintendent of Indian Affairs from 1755 to 1774. He served on the Governor's Council in New York, earned the rank of Major General in the British forces during the French and Indian War. The house was built in 1763, seven miles from the Mohawk River. Engraving of an original study by Vander-Burch. Published in États-Unis d'Amérique.
Subjects Geography and Natural History  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  New York  Forestry  Military History  Mohawk Indian  New York  French and Indian War  Estate  
People Johnson, William (1715-1774)  Vander-Burch, [?] (fl. 1837)  
Place written Paris, France
Theme Arts & Literature; Native Americans; French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859