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  • To Captain Broke, the Officer's Seamen and Marines of His Majesty's Ship Shannon. : This view of their Boarding & Capturing the American United States Frigate The Chesapeake, off Boston on the 1st of June, 1813, . . .

To Captain Broke, the Officer's Seamen and Marines of His Majesty's Ship Shannon. : This view of their Boarding & Capturing the American United States Frigate The Chesapeake, off Boston on the 1st of June, 1813, . . .

  • ARTIST: George Webster

  • PUBLISHER: Published by G. Webster, 21, White Lion Street. Penton-Ville.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint,

    DATE: undated.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 15 1/4 x 21 1/2" (38.9 x 54.8 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: Painted by G. Webster under the direction of Captn. Falkner, late Lieut. of the Shannon during the action. Jeakes, sculpt. Titled continues "after a sanguinary conflict of only fifteen minutes. : is with respect Dedicated to them, and the Admirers of British Valor, by their obedient servant G. Webster." [Two columns of text left side "Shannon" right side ‚ÄúChesapeake" with details of the ships]. <BR> A dramatic image depicting the Chesapeake being boarded by the Shannon. A companion print by Jeakes (Olds 204) depicts the commencement of the battle.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO:

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

  • REFERENCE: Olds #205.

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