Photo #: NH 210, # 156
Midshipman James R. Caldwell, U.S. Navy, (1778-1804)
Engraved portrait by Charles Ste. Memin, 1799.
The artist, a Frenchman, traced the profile of the sitter on pink paper with black crayon, reduced this by use of a pantograph, then engraved with graver and roulette. One collection of his prints is in the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C.. Another is in the Library of Congress.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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10 November 2004