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Signal Naval Victory … of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, Over H.B. Majesty’s Frigate Guerriere

A battle between sailing ships, the one on the right is firing its cannons into the one on the left
Description: Engraving; By William Strickland and W. Kneass; 1812; Framed Dimensions 28H X 26W
Accession #: 60-380-AE
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This image was published in Philadelphia a month after the battle.  It emphasizes the armament of the ships and the number of casualties.

Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
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  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials
  • NHHC