Framed The Boston Massacre by Willam L. ChampneyPatriot Gear
- Proudly handmade in the USA
- Wood frame with mat, glass front, paper duster backing with wire hanger
- Museum quality Giclee digital print using archival paper and inks
- Standard size frame measures approx. 24" wide x 17.5" tall
- Poster size frame measures approx. 36" wide x 26.5" tall
We currently offer two lines of frames:
- Solid Wood Frames: Country Black Frame (main photo) or Grey Barnwood.
- Eco-Friendly BonanzaWood® Frames: Pitch Black, White American Barn, or Montauk Boardwalk. These eco-friendly frames provide the finish, look, and longevity of solid wood, yet are constructed of millions of tons of residual wood which is collected, cleaned and milled to uniform-size particles and formed to shape under intense heat and pressure.
William L. Champney's painting "The Boston Massacre" is a dramatic portrayal of a pivotal event in American history. Created in the 19th century, the artwork vividly depicts the chaotic and tense scene on the night of March 5, 1770, when British soldiers clashed with American colonists in Boston. The composition captures the heightened emotions, with enraged colonists confronting British soldiers in close quarters. Champney skillfully uses light and shadow to emphasize the intensity of the confrontation, highlighting the tension and violence that erupted in the square. The central figures, both British soldiers and colonists, are rendered with expressive faces, conveying a range of emotions from anger to fear. "The Boston Massacre" serves as a historical record, encapsulating the charged atmosphere and the complexities surrounding the event that fueled the flames of revolutionary sentiment in colonial America.