Action at the Canton Barrier Forts, China, 21 November 1856.
Painting of the bombardment by USS LEVANT and USS PORTSMOUTH, in support of U.S. forces landing to assault the forts. Oil painting was donated by William Macomb, Philadelphia, from the collection of his father, Captain William Macomb, Executive Officer of Portsmouth at the time of this action.
Painting courtesy of William Macomb, Philadelphia.
Naval History and Heritage Command