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Online Library of Selected Images -- Picture Data
Photo #: NH 85542-KN (color)
Chase of the Constitution, July 1812
Painting by Anton Otto Fischer, depicting the boats of U.S. Frigate Constitution towing her in a calm, while she was being pursued by a squadron of British warships, 18 July 1812.
Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C. Gift
of Katrina S. Fischer.
U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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Image posted 23 January 2003
Rescanned and reposted 25 March 2009