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Battle of Lake Erie

Battle of Lake Erie

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Title:
Battle of Lake Erie
Description:
An engraved portrait of Oliver Hazard Perry, shown standing in the stern of a boat rowed by sailors, leaving the wreckage of a ship. The image caption reads: "Battle of Lake Erie / If a victory is to be gained, I'll gain it. Oliver H. Perry." Painted by W.H. Powell. Engraved by T. Phillibrown, published by Johnson Fry & Co., New York.
Artist:
Powell, W. H. (William Henry), 1823-1879
Engraver:
Phillibrown, Thomas
Name on Item:
Painted by W.H. Powell ; Engraved by T. Phillibrown
Date:
(c) 1858
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Engravings
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Art Collection
Subjects:
Military officers
Campaigns & battles
Sailors
Rowboats
United States--History--War of 1812
Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819
Extent:
1 print : engraving ; sheet 8 x 10 3/4 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:
1671.3