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Hornet sinking the Peacock

Print shows the American warship Hornet sinking the HMS Peacock during battle on February 24, 1813, with sailors in rowboats, abandoning ship. In decorative border with anchors, American flags, ship rigging, an... more

James Lawrence Esqr. late of the United States Navy / Stuart pinxt ; Rollinson sct.

Print shows James Lawrence, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left, wearing military uniform.

The gay Lothario the great and celebrated amatuer of fashion / E---s [Elmes], scult.

"Coates in a pose suggesting Harlequin in a fencing-match (and like that of the clown in No. 9003), sits on the stage, his trunk almost at right angles to his legs which slant stiffly towards the stagebox (left... more

Le Combat naval, gloire Américaine / Garneray,del ; Coquerel,sc.

Print shows the U.S. Constitution and HBM Java, her masts and sails destroyed, after a battle during the War of 1812.

United States & Macedonian

Preliminary drawing for an oil painting showing the sea battle between the USS United States, under the command of Stephen Decatur, and HMS Macedonian off the coast of Maderia on October 25, 1812.

Nakamura utaemon no fukuoka mitsugi

Print shows the actor Nakamura Utaemon, full-length portrait, standing at the seashore, facing left, holding a piece of paper.

The spirit of the book - or anticipation of the year 1813

A satire on the pending publication of "The Book" part of a campaign to attack the Regent through his wife, showing a figure, draped in white, supporting on outstretched arms the open pages of a huge book. He s... more

Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Capt. J.S. Carden by the U.S. frigate United States, Stephen Decatur, Esqr., Commander / painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A. & P.A. ; engraved by B. Tanner, A.C.S.A.

Print shows British frigate Macedonian, her masts and sails destroyed, being fired upon by the U.S. frigate United States during the War of 1812.