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Engagement Between the U.S.S. "Constitution" and H.M.S. "Guerriere"

Object Number: 
1939.597
Date: 
after 1816
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, and graphite on paper, laid on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. (15.6 x 21.9 cm)
Marks: 
Etiquette on mount inscribed in black ink: "Constitution and Guerriere"; label attached to reverse of board at lower right inscribed in graphite: "painted by Garneray / No 109 faubourg St Denis"; label attached at center in green ink: "Warmest part of the
Inscriptions: 
Etiquette on mount inscribed in black ink: "Constitution and Guerriere"; label attached to reverse of board at lower right inscribed in graphite: "painted by Garneray / No 109 faubourg St Denis"; label attached at center in green ink: "Warmest part of the action that / took place the 19th of august 1812 / 1812 between the United States frigate / Constitution Cne Hull and the British / frigate Guerriere Cne Dacres / State of the Ships / Constitution 360 men and 54 guns / and Cannonades / Guerrier
Description: 
Marine
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James Barnes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group