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Printed textile

Object Number: 
1963.122
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 3/4 x 24 7/8 in. ( 52.7 x 63.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: allover: "FIRST/ BUILT LINE OF BATTLE/ SHIP IN THE WESTERN/ WORLD/ FORCE/ of an United States/ Line of Battle Ship/ Lower gun-deck.../..."
Description: 
Cotton copperplate-printed image of the Battleship Independence at sea, surrounded by garlands and banners held by doves, cherubim, and a bald eagle; in lower corners two cherubim under palm trees; printed in sepia ink on a white ground; decorative border.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group