Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1813

GUSN

GUSN-5155

Description

Colored engraving depicts the engagement between two ships.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""This representation of the U.S. Frigate, Constitution, Isaac Hull, Esqr. Commander, capturing his Britannic Majesty's Frigate Guerrier, James R. Dacres, Esqr, Commander/Sr. respectfuly inscribed to Capt. Isaac Hull, his Officers and Gallant Crew by their devoted humble servant James Webster"" ""Philda, Published 19th Augt 1813 by James Webster.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Birch, Thomas (Painter)
Tiebout, Cornelius (Engraver)
Webster, James (Publisher)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

20.5 x 26.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.540