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Escape of H.M.S. "Belvidera" from the U.S. Frigate "President"

Object Number: 
1939.598
Date: 
after 1816
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, and graphite on paper, laid on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 8 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 20.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Title on cardboard mount, in ink: President and Belvedera (sic). Label affixed to reverse
Inscriptions: 
Etiquette on mount inscribed in black ink: "President and Belvedera."; 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: "the United States Frigate / President chassing and firing upon / the United States Frigate / President chasing and Firing / the United States frigate President / Cdore Rodgers chassing and Firing / upon the British frigate Belvedira / that runs away after two hou
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James Barnes
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group