Washington Crossing the Delaware
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A painting from the nineteenth century by a German painter, Emanuel Leutze, showing George Washington and a group of soldiers in a small boat crossing the Delaware River. In this romanticized but inaccurate view, the soldiers are going to launch a surprise attack against the British troops during the American Revolutionary War.
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