Escape of the U.S. Frigate "Constitution"

Object Number: 
1963.63
Date: 
1812
Medium: 
Black ink and wash, gouache, and charcoal on paper laid on heavier paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 14 1/4 in. ( 24.4 x 36.2 cm )
Marks: 
Signed: at lower left:"By Mr. John Bubier" Inscribed: at lower right:"A.D. 1812" Inscribed: across bottom:"Constitution's Escape from the British Squadron After a chase of sixty hours. July 17th 1812"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left below image in black ink: "by Mr. John Bubier"; ships labeled below image left to right: "Africa Constitution Shannon Aeolia [illegible] Belvidera"; below: "Constitutions Escape from the British Squadron after a chase of sixty hours July 17th 1812"; at lower right: "AD 1812"
Description: 
Marine
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group