TRAVEL DETAILS Celina Fox travelled to Boston as a guest of British Airways Holidays (tel: 01293-615353) which offers city breaks, staying at the Omni Parker House Hotel. Three nights in July and August cost £589 per person (£386 per person during low season). BELOW Mr and Mrs Isaac Winslow, 1774. M. andM. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts mering with discontent over British taxes.
His portrait of the great patriot, Paul Revere, shows a craftsman of sturdy pride, dressed unashamedly in shirt and waistcoat, musing on the engraved decoration he is about to apply to a silver teapot of his own making. He exhibits the values of individuality and independence that were to play a crucial role in the battle to free the colonies from British rule. Copley left for Europe the year before Revere’s famous ride to Lexington, when he warned his fellow Sons of Liberty’ of the British army’s advance.