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  • Engraver: Johann Martin Will; Publisher: Sayer & Bennett Engraver: Johann Martin Will
  • London, England
  • November 19, 1774
  • Black and White Mezzotint Engraving
  • 1960-129

The maker has symbolized the closing of the port by placing the Bostonians in a cage suspended from the Liberty Tree. Three men in a small boat are attempting to feed citizens with fish placed on the ends of long poles that are then thrust through bars. British soldiers on the shore are supported by cannons, and the ships in the harbor symbolize the continued blockade.

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