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Naval History and Heritage Command

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.

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