The Attack on the Barrier Forts near Canton, China
The attack on the barrier forts near Canton, China, by the American squadron, Commodore James Armstrong, 21 November 1856. The force consists of USS PORTSMOUTH, LEVANT, and steam frigate SAN JACINTO. Leading parties were commanded by Captain Foot, PORTSMOUTH, Captain Bell, SAN JACINTO, and Captain Smith, LEVANT.
Copied from the collection of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Corcoran Gallery
Naval History and Heritage Command
J.H. Buffords, Boston Massachusetts, lithographer