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Battle of Lake Erie, First View, Fought September 10, 1813

Sailing ships in two lines firing on each
Description: Engraving; By Murray Draper and Co. after Sully and Kearny; C. 1813; Unframed Dimensions 24H X 32W
Accession #: 99-024-CX
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Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
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