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1971.539 (RS116352)

Description

Hand-colored engraving of the Battle on Lake Erie (1813); a panoramic view of several ships, the figures of Perry and his crew in their rowboat in right center.

Details

Maker
Murray Draper Fairman & Co. (Engraver)
Sully & Kearny (Painter)
Webster, James (Publisher)
Date
1815
Inscriptions
""This representation of the Battle on Lake Erie, is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry, his Officers and gallant Crews; By the humble servant, James Webster."" ""Philada. Published 26 July 1815 by Murray Draper Fairman & Co. and J. Webster."" ""Entered according to Act of Congress the 26 July 1815 by Murray Draper Fairman & Co. and J. Webster of the State of Pennsylvania."" Label on back ""SPNEA/Fogg Art Museum/ Loan for examination/TL 22332.8""
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
hand coloring
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Battle
battles
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
Ship
ships
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
War
wars
Associated events
Battle on Lake Erie
People and organizations
Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819
Dimensions
2.375 x 33.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.539
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5154

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