Framed Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-250687

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
glass (material)
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
maritime history
battles
battleships
Engraving
Revolutionary War
John Paul Jones
Engraving

Inscription

""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)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

21 5/8 x 28 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.769