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Engagement Between the U.S. Frigate "Chesapeake" and H.M.S. "Shannon"

Object Number: 
1963.67
Date: 
1813
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, with touches of white gouache on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 11 in. ( 23.5 x 27.9 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: lower: "Drawn by Lieut. John Allen Wright/June 1 AD 1813"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed along lower edge in brown ink: "The Shannon and the Chesapeake Drawn by Lieutt John Allan Wright / St. P.B.Y Broke. Captain June 1 AD 1813 JAW"
Description: 
Marine
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group