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The Reestablishment of the Navy, 1787-1801
Historical Overview and Select Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 4


Naval Art

Smith, Edgar Newbold. American Naval Broadsides: A Collection of Early Naval Prints (1745-1815). Philadelphia: Philadelphia Maritime Museum, 1974. 225 pp.

Truxtun-Decatur Naval Museum, Washington, D.C. Commodores Thomas Truxtun and Stephen Decatur and the Navy of Their Time: An Exhibition, Spring & Summer, 1950. Washington: The Truxtun- Decatur Naval Museum, 1950. 39 pp.

United States National Archives. The Old Navy, 1776-1860: A Catalog of an Exhibit of Prints and Watercolors from the Naval Collection of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Washington: National Archives Trust Fund Board, General Services Administration, 1962. 56 pp.

Two prints in this work pertain to the Federalist period: one depicts the building of the frigate Philadelphia and the other is a view of Constellation capturing l'Insurgente.

United States Naval Academy, Annapolis. Museum. American Naval Prints: from the Beverley R. Robinson Collection, U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland. [Washington]: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1976. 121 pp.

The sole print applicable to the Federalist period is one of the American merchant ship Planter beating off a French privateer on 10 July 1799.