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The capture and destruction of H.B.M. frigate Guerriere by the U.S. frigate Constitution. After an action of 30 minutes. American loss 7 killed, 7 wounded. British loss 15 killed, 62 wounded, 24 missing

The capture and destruction of H.B.M. frigate Guerriere by the U.S. frigate Constitution. After an action of 30 minutes. American loss 7 killed, 7 wounded. British loss 15 killed, 62 wounded, 24 missing

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Title:
The capture and destruction of H.B.M. frigate Guerriere by the U.S. frigate Constitution. After an action of 30 minutes. American loss 7 killed, 7 wounded. British loss 15 killed, 62 wounded, 24 missing
Description:
A lithograph depicting USS Constitution with cannon ball riddled sails awaiting British prisoners removed from HMS Guerriere, who are arriving in three boats. HMS Guerriere is exploding on the left. A barrel and partial mast with the British flag float in the foreground.
Lithographer:
Currier, Nathaniel, 1813-1888
Date:
1835–1880
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Lithographs
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Art Collection
Subjects:
Campaigns & battles
Sailing ships
Prisoners of war
United States--History--War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
Guerriere (Frigate)
Extent:
1 print : color lithograph ; sheet 11 x 15 1/4 in.
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Notes:
Title from item.
Language:
English
Identifier:
1408.1