Wednesday, May 27, 2009

National Historical Wax Museum- Burr Hamilton Duel

This shot from the National Historical Wax Museum highlights the famous Aaron Burr (1756-1836) versus Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) duel on July 11th 1804. Here we see the two men preparing for the deadly event that took the life of Hamilton. Aaron Burr is on the left, while Hamilton stands on the right. In the center is Judge Nathaniel Pendleton (1756-1821).

A close up of Aaron Burr holding his pistol.

Alexander Hamilton, the man who was challenged to the duel, and who died the next day from a gunshot wound.

Nathaniel Pendleton, Hamilton's second, holding the weapons of choice.


1 comment:

Purplepeanut said...

Hi Bob! Have you seen the stuff I sent you yet? Love the site's new look, but I've been having trouble finding ways to post comments, and you mentioned you don't check your e-mail a lot.


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