Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-5151

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
battles
wars
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Stipple Engraved
War
Battle
PICTURE

Inscription

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 Person

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Associated Events

Battle of New Orleans

Maker

Debucourt, F.L. (Engraver)
Ladotte, Hthe. (Painter)

Dimensions

27 x 33.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.536

Date

1815 (After)