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The U.S.S. Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument in the distance

The U.S.S. Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument in the distance

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Title:
The U.S.S. Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument in the distance
Description:
The U.S.S. Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument in the distance. First cleared for sea, July 22, 1798. Engaged in war with Tripoli, 1803-1805. Under Captain Hull captures H.M.S. Guerriere on August 12, 1812. Under Captain Bainbridge captures H.M.S. Java on December 29 1812. Escaped from 5 British frigates by use of kedge anchors and small boats, July 18-19, 1812. Blockaded in Boston for 8 months in 1814.
Collector:
Cutler, Wolcott, 1891-1965
Date:
[ca. 1850–1925]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Lantern slides
Location:
Boston Public Library
Charlestown Branch Library
Collection (local):
Charlestown Lantern Slides
Subjects:
Naval yards & naval stations
Sailing ships
Charlestown Navy Yard (Mass.)
Constitution (Frigate)
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonCharlestown
Boston Navy Yard
Extent:
1 photograph : transparency
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Notes (ownership):
Courtesy of the Boston Athenaeum
Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials: Before 1925
Date supplied by cataloger.
Notes:
Title from materials accompanying item.
Reverend Wolcott CutlerCutler was rector at St. John’s Church from 1924 to 1959 and most likely assembled this collection during that time.
Identifier:
CHA-126-B3