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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, they are facing each other with the one on the right firing its canons
Description: Engraving, by W. Strickland and W. Kneass, 1812, Framed Dimensions 28H X 26W
Accession #: 60-380-AE
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This broadside was published in Philadelphia a month after the battle.  It emphasizes the armament of the ships and the number of casualties.

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