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Framed Engraving

1949.769 (RS119879)

Description

Engraving "Bon Homme Richard" Sea Battle; matted; framed; under glass; molded wooden frame.Battle during the American Revolution (1775-1783) in which American Captain of the Bonhomme Richard, John Paul Jones (1747-1792) attacked the British Frigate Serapis commanded by Captain Richard Pearson (1731- 1806; Battle concluded in American victory.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
""The Desperate Fight of Captn Pearson of the Serapis & Paul Jones, Commander of the Bon Homme Richard"; "Richd Paton Pinscit"; "John B(?)dell 1781"; Daniel Lerpinier Sculp(?)"" (Engraved)
Material
engraving (printing process)
glass (material)
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
battles
battleships
Engraving
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
glass (material)
John Paul Jones
maritime history
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Revolutionary War
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
21 5/8 x 28 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.769
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
250687

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