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HMS Java in a Sinking State

To the left, the British ship is exploding as it sinks, the American ship is in the background
Description: Print; By Nicholas Pocock after Buchanan; Dimensions Unknown
Accession #: 80-192-A
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Printed below image "Plate 4. Dedicated by permission the right honorable the lord commissioners of the admiralty. The Java in a sinking state. Set fire too and blowing up.  The Consitution at a distance a head laying to, unbending her sails, repairing her rigging ect. In the evening of the 29th December 1812."

Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
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