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Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur

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Title:
Stephen Decatur
Description:
An engraved portrait of Stephen Decatur on the spar deck of a naval vessel, standing next to the capstan and carronades, and holding a telescope. Decatur's signature is printed below the portrait. Engraved by G.R. Hall after a painting by Alonzo Chappel. Published by Johnson, Fry & Co., New York. The page was removed from the book, "Battles of the United States By Sea and Land," by Henry B. Dawson, 1856.
Artist:
Chappel, Alonzo, 1828-1887
Name on Item:
Painted by Chappel ; Engraved by G.R. Hall
Date:
(c) 1858
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Engravings
Portrait prints
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Art Collection
Subjects:
Military officers
Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820
Extent:
1 print : engraving ; sheet 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.
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Publisher:
New York, New York : Johnson, Fry & Co. Publishers
Notes (date):
Date from item.
Notes:
Title from item.
Language:
English
Identifier:
1671.2