Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-5154

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
hand coloring
ink
paper (fiber product)
battles
ships
wars
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Stipple Engraved
Hand Colored
War
Battle
Ship
Print

Inscription

""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.),

Associated Events

Battle on Lake Erie

Maker

Murray Draper Fairman & Co. (Engraver)
Sully & Kearny (Painter)
Webster, James (Publisher)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

2.375 x 33.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.539