George Washington Crossing the Delaware
An illustration of George Washington crossing the Delaware River on December 25, 1776. This event occurred during the American Revolutionary War and was the first move in a surprise attack by the Continental Army against Hessian forces in New Jersey.
Dodge, Mary Mapes St. Nicholas an Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks (New York, New York: The Century Co., 1886)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman