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The Java surrendering to the Constitution

The Java surrendering to the Constitution

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Title:
The Java surrendering to the Constitution
Description:
A hand-colored engraving from a page of Abel Bowen's "The Naval Monument, Containing Official and Other Accounts of All the Battles Fought Between the Navies of the United States and Great Britain During the Late War," 1836. The engraving depicts a demasted HMS Java's surrender to USS Constitution. Painted by Michele Corne and engraved by Abel Bowen.
Engraver:
Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850
Artist:
Cornè, Michele Felice, 1752-1845
Name on Item:
M. Corne, p. ; A. Bowen, sc.
Date:
1816
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Engravings
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Art Collection
Subjects:
Surrenders
Sailing ships
United States--History--War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
Java (Frigate)
Extent:
1 print : hand-colored engraving ; sheet 4 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.
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Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials.
Notes:
Title from item.
Language:
English
Identifier:
232.3