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Battle of Lake Erie, First View

Sailing ships in two lines firing on each other
Description: Engraving, by Sully and Kearny, 1815, Framed Dimensions 32H X 39W
Accession #: 84-189-A
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Perry’s ship flew a banner with James Lawrence’s celebrated words “Don’t Give Up the Ship” sewn on it.  This image shows Perry in a small row boat transferring his command to U.S.S. Niagara.

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