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Object ID 1985.009
Object Name Engraving
Title U.S. Frigate Constitution capturing His Majesty's Frigate Guerriere
Collection Works of Art
Date 1813
Artist Thomas Birch (artist)
Made Cornelius Tiebout (engraver)
Description Framed black and white engraving of the U.S. Frigate Constitution capturing His Majesty's Frigate Guerriere. Image portrays a naval battle scene in which the Constitution is seen firing into the Guerriere, which has been demasted. There is a small vignette of Captain Hull in lower margin. Action depicts 6:25 pm, 19 Aug. 1812.
Dimensions H-22.5 W-28.25 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Engravings
Naval warfare
Search Terms Constitution
Guerriere
Thomas Birch
Cornelius Tiebout
James Webster
Captain Isaac Hull
War of 1812
Engravings
Room Front Parlor
Medium Engraving