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Capture of H.B.M. Sloop-of-War "Frolic" by the U.S. Sloop-of-War "Wasp"

Object Number: 
1925.131
Date: 
c. 1815-20
Medium: 
Black ink, wash, and graphite with scratching out on paper inlaid into a larger sheet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. ( 14.3 x 21.9 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: at lower left: "T. Birch." Inscribed: at bottom center, in ink: "Wasp and Frolic. 2nd view."
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "T Birch"; inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Wasp and Frolic. 2 nd view"
Description: 
Marine
Credit Line: 
Naval History Society Collection
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group