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The American Frigate President Engaging the Little Belt

There are two images of the same sailing ship battle the top one is in progress, the bottom one is completed.
Description: Engraving, by Edward Langley and William Belch, C. 1815, Unframed Dimensions 10H X 8W
Accession #: 71-535-E
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The reason for this interesting double image is unknown.  It may be intended as a demonstration of how to create an engraved image.

Document Type
  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials
  • NHHC