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The constitution in close action with the Guerriere

The constitution in close action with the Guerriere

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Title:
The constitution in close action with the Guerriere
Description:
A hand-colored engraving depicting the action between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere. USS Constitution, in the foreground, is engulfed in gun smoke while HMS Guerriere, on the right, is partially hidden by gun smoke with her mizzen mast falling.
Date:
[ca. 1812]
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Engravings
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Art Collection
Subjects:
Campaigns & battles
Sailing ships
United States--History--War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
Guerriere (Frigate)
Extent:
1 print : hand-colored engraving ; sheet 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
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Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials.
Notes:
Title from item.
Language:
English
Identifier:
1555.12