Engagement Between the U.S. Frigate "Chesapeake" and H.M.S. "Shannon"
Watercolor and graphite on paper, laid on paper, laid on board
Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. ( 19 x 23.5 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
inscribed: lower, ink
Inscribed along lower edge outside image in black ink and wash: "The capture of the American FRIGATE CHESAPEAKE by HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP Shannon in 15 minutes. CAPTAIN P.B.Y. BROKE"
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
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