Engagement Between the U.S. Frigate "Constitution" and H.M.S. "Java"
Black ink and gray wash over graphite on green-gray washed paper inlaid into a larger sheet
Overall: 6 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. ( 15.6 x 24.8 cm )
Signed: at lower left: "The Constitution & Java / M1 Corne D. Bottom" Inscribed: center: "fore mast gone by the board (with reference to the Java)"
Inscribed and signed at lower left in gray ink: "The Constitution & Java / Ml.Cornè D."; at lower right of center in brown ink: "foremast gone by the board"
Gift of the Naval History Society Collection
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