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1971.536 (RS116342)

Description

Black and white engraving of Battle of New Orleans; wooden frame with gilt and gesso applied.

Details

Maker
Debucourt, F.L. (Engraver)
Ladotte, Hthe. (Painter)
Date
1815
After
Inscriptions
Left inscription: ""Defeat of the British Army, 12,000 strong, under the Command of Sir Edward Packenham/In the attack of the American Lines defended by 3,600 Militia, commanded by Major General/Andrew Jackson, January 8th 1815, on Chalmette plain, five miles below New Orleans, on the left bank of the Mississippi."" ""Drawn on the field of Battle, and painted by Hthe. Ladotte, arct. and assist. Engineer in the Louisiana Army. The Year 1815."" Center inscription: American eagle with shield; written above eagle: ""TO THE UNITED STATES GLORY."" Written below eagle:"" 'A LA GLORIE DES ETATS UNIS."" Right in scription in French.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Battle
battles
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
War
wars
Associated events
Battle of New Orleans
People and organizations
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Dimensions
27 x 33.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.536
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5151

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