Acrylic… Fries Rebellion . The Confrontation . “The Direct Tax of 1798 Upper Bucks”
… illustrating the confrontation at the Sign of the Red Lion tavern in Quakertown, Pennsylvania on March 6, 1799, between tax resistant, local residents and tax assessors. This is the precursor to what is now become known as “Fries Rebellion”.
To read a short history and saga of John Fries and the ill-fated revolt… click here > The House Tax Rebellion. Part 1
To read the most accurate, complete history and text as written by William W. H. Davis in 1899… click here > “The Fries Rebellion” (University of Michigan)
A signed and numbered, limited edition of 100… 13″ x 19″ giclee print on 15″ x 21″, 140lb., watercolor paper… is available of this painting for $100.00, plus 6% PA Sales Tax, plus USPS postage & handling within the continental United States.