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Naval History and Heritage Command

A View Of the Port Of Buffaloe On Lake Erie

A port scene, in the foreground troops in formation, in the background are a number of ships.
Description: Engraving, by Gavin and Duthie, 1815, Unframed Dimensions 6H x 9W
Accession #: 2008-058-0742
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This image was created soon after the return of peace.  The British peace negotiators had hoped that their victory would result in British control of the Great Lakes.  The United States victories ensured that the pre-war status-quo was preserved in and around the Lakes.

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