The Battle of Lexington, April 19th, 1775, Plate I, by Ralph Earl, 1775, Hand-Colored Etching and Engraving by Amos Doolittle, Printed by R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company

A hand-colored etching of the Battle of Lexington by Amos Doolittle. was advertised for sale in the December 1775 Connecticut Journal. (Universal History Archive/Getty Images)