The Old Print Shop

Engagement between the American Frigate the Constitution, and the English Frigate the Guerriere, surrended after been entitely disabled.

  • ARTIST: Thomas Birch

  • PUBLISHER: Published in Paris by Osterwald, Rue de la Parcheminerie No. 2.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint engraving, printed in color and finished by hand,

    DATE: undated. c.1815.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 11 1/2 x 16 1/2" (290 x 420 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: This French produced print is loosely based on Thomas Birch's print of 1813 (Olds 120).

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A rare print that was missed by Olds.

  • CONDITION: Fair condition. 5" tear in upper portion of sky. Professionally repaired. Lacks lower publication line. Original hand coloring. Backed on ricepaper. A rich and well colored impression.

  • REFERENCE: Smith, #45; Not in Olds.