Full TitleDeath of George Shifler in Kensington.
Author Magee, J. L.
Language English
Publish Date 1844
Publisher Philadelphia : Wm. Smith
Source Pennsylvaniana.
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XM MIG101. 1 print : Chromolithograph, color; 29 x 46 cm. During 1844 immigant riots in Philadelphia , George Shifler, a 19-year-old tanner and supporter of the Native American Party was the first to die, clutching an American flag as he full. Shifler became the protestant martyr of the riots. Lithographs depicting his deather were printed and hung in Nativist's homes. Title from item.