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KN-10953 Action between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere, 19 August 1812

Photo #: KN-10953 Action between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere, 19 August 1812
Title: Action between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere, 19 August 1812
Description: Action between USS Constitution and HMS Guerriere, 19 August 1812 Oil on canvas, 46 x 64, attributed to Thomas Birch (1779-1851). It depicts Constitution standing off the dismasted British frigate's bow, as the latter strikes her flag in surrender. Painting in the collections of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum. Bequest of Mrs. Walter Jennings, 1949. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: KN-10953
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