Photo #: K-26254 (Color)
Action between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere, 19 August 1812:
Oil on canvas, 32" x 48", by Michel Felice Corne (1752-1845), depicting the two frigates firing on each other, as Guerriere's mizzen mast goes over the side.
Painting in the collections of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, transferred from the Navy Department in 1869.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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14 February 2003