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Capture of H.M. Ships Cyane and Levant by the U.S. Frigate Constitution

A sailing ship battle at night two ships on the right side firing on a ship to the left
Description: Lithograph, by James Queen after Thomas Birch, C. 1840, Dimensions Unknown
Accession #: 75-354-C
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Printed for U.S. Military Magazine, which was published by Huddy and Duval in Philadelphia between 1839 and 1842.  Duval was one of the earlier printers to use color in the lithographic process, though at this time, some of the color was still applied by hand.

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