Engagement between the U.S. Frigate "Constitution" and H.M.S. "Guerrière"
Brown ink and watercolor on oiled paper, laid on Japanese paper
Overall: 14 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. ( 36.2 x 49.5 cm ) frame: 16 3/8 x 21 5/8 in. ( 41.6 x 54.9 cm )
Inscribed at lower left outside image in brown ink "H.B.M.F. Guerriere of 36 Guns"; at lower right outside image: "U.S.F. Constitution of 44 Guns."
In this work, the H.B.M. Guerriere is noted to have had 36 guns while the U.S. Constitution is note to have had 44 guns.
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
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