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Guide to the Irving S. Olds Collection of
Naval and Other Historical Prints and Related Papers
1587-1960
 PR 47

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Collection processed by Alison Barr and Larry Weimer

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Olds, Irving S. (Irving Sands), 1887-1963
Title: Irving S. Olds collection of naval and other historical prints and related papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1587-1960
Abstract: The collection consists of approximately 600 engravings, etchings, lithographs, and other prints collected by lawyer and industrialist Irving S. Olds (1887-1963). The bulk of the prints portray scenes and events from the United States' colonial, Revolutionary, and early republic periods. These are primarily military in nature, most especially naval actions, with the American Revolution and the War of 1812 being particularly well-represented. Comprising the balance of the prints are portraits of naval commanders and prominent Americans (especially George Washington), views of New York City and the Hudson Valley, colonial era historical scenes, and some early maps. In addition, there are some of Olds's personal papers that relate to his collection, including his prepared remarks for lantern slide presentations of his collection in the 1950s, catalogues, a photograph album related to his wife Evelyn Foster Olds's posthumous exhibition at the Peabody Museum of her work based on images from Olds's collection, and other documents.
Quantity: 20.25 Linear feet in 38 flat files and 7 boxes
Language: Most of the collection is in English, but many prints are captioned in French, German, Latin, and possibly other languages.
Call Phrase: PR 47

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Biographical / Historical

Lawyer, industrialist, philanthropist, and art collector Irving Sands Olds (1887-1963) was born in Erie, Pennsylvania. He received a B.A. from Yale in 1907 and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School in 1910. He spent the next year as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes before joining the law firm of White & Case in 1911. White & Case was then a relatively new firm, having been formed in 1901 by Justin DuPratt White and George Bowen Case. Olds was made a partner in 1917. Also in 1917 he married Evelyn Foster (1889-1957) of New York.

Olds was an important player in building White & Case's banking and corporate clientele through the 1910s and into the 1920s, including Bankers Trust, J.P. Morgan & Co., and the Foundation Company. In 1926, he moved to Paris for two years to open the firm's office there. Returning to the U.S. in the late 1920s, he became deeply involved in White & Case's expanding relationship with U.S. Steel. In 1936, White & Case was selected by U.S. Steel to be its outside general counsel, and Olds was elected to the company's board of directors. In 1940, Olds accepted the position of U.S. Steel's chairman and CEO. Though the position was initially expected to be for only an interim period, Olds remained for twelve years until he retired from U.S. Steel in 1952, though still remaining on the board. Although Olds no longer practiced law during his years at U.S. Steel, he remained a partner of White & Case. After retiring from U.S. Steel, he returned to the law firm where he served on its executive committee until his death.

Olds was a supporter of educational and cultural institutions, especially in the last two decades of his life, including his alma mater, Yale, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, among several others. By the early 1940s, if not before, he had developed a deep interest in art and history, particularly naval history. In 1942, he curated and wrote the catalogue for the exhibition "The United States Navy, 1776 to 1815" held at the Grolier Club, which included prints of American naval engagements and American naval commanders from his and other collections. Olds amassed a collection of over 1100 prints, paintings, silhouettes, maps, broadsides, and decorative textiles related to the American Revolution, War of 1812, New York City views, and other subject matter primarily depicting scenes from the colonial and early republic years of the United States. 500 of these objects were exhibited in 1951 at U.S. Steel, and many were displayed in 1959 at the Peabody Museum. Through the 1950s, Olds made slide presentations based on his collection. He became a trustee of the New-York Historical Society and was the organization's president in 1962-63, just before his death.

Olds's collecting interest also served as an inspiration for his wife, Evelyn Foster Olds. An amateur painter, she took the themes and images she found in Olds's prints and painted them on trays and other objects. In February 1957, shortly before Evelyn's death that July, Harry Shaw Newman organized an exhibition of her work at the Old Print Shop in New York. The following year, Evelyn's work was shown at the Peabody Museum and, in cooperation with the United States National Museum and the United States Marine Corps Museum, at the Smithsonian's Arts and Industries Building.

Just a month or so before his death in March 1963, Olds made a gift of many of his prints to his law firm, White & Case. In his will, he bequeathed to New-York Historical the option to select and take whichever items it wanted from his collection. N-YHS selected several hundred items, which were distributed among the appropriate curatorial departments in the organization. This finding aid includes those objects placed with N-YHS's Department of Prints, Photographs and Architectural Collections (PPAC). In 2018, White & Case donated to N-YHS about 120 of the prints they had received from Olds, and this finding aid includes those objects as well.

(The above note was based primarily on White & Case's history published by the firm on-line at https://history.whitecase.com/white-and-case ; the New York Times obituaries of Irving S. Olds and Evelyn Foster Olds; and documents in the collection.)

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of approximately 600 engravings, etchings, lithographs, aquatints, mezzotints, woodcuts, and other prints. There are also some documentary materials related to the collection from Olds's personal papers, including catalogues, labels from the original framed print backing, and his lecture notes.

The bulk of the prints portray naval actions, especially from the American Revolution and the War of 1812, with an emphasis on dramatic battles made famous in the slogans of heroic captains. Numerous American, British, and French prints show such American triumphs as John Paul Jones's "Bon Homme Richard" attacking the British "Serapis" in 1779 ("I have not yet begun to fight"), the victory of the "Constitution" over the British "Guerriere" in 1812, the frigate "United States" capture of the British "Macedonian" in 1812, and Oliver H. Perry's victory at the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813 ("We have met the enemy and they are ours"), among many other events. Views of American defeats include the death of Captain James Lawrence when the British "Shannon" captured his "Chesapeake" in 1813 ("Don't give up the ship"). The French and Indian War is represented; the earliest naval event depicted in the collection is the British capture of Louisbourg at Cape Breton, Canada, during that war. The Tripolitan War is also well-represented, notably with references to the loss of the frigate "Philadelphia" at Tripoli.

Portraits of naval commanders are found in the collection, including William Bainbridge, Stephen Decatur, Isaac Hull, John Paul Jones (often rendered as Iohn Paul Iones), Thomas Macdonough, Robert Hopkins, and others. Some military actions other than naval are represented in prints, including Revolutionary War battles at Bunker Hill, Brooklyn, Saratoga, Yorktown, and the siege of Charleston, South Carolina; and War of 1812 incidents such as Richard Johnson's defeat of Tecumseh at Moraviantown, Andrew Jackson's victory at New Orleans, the British invasion of Washington, D.C., and the massacre of American prisoners at Dartmoor. The latest war represented is the War with Mexico with one lithograph of Taylor's victory at Buena Vista in 1847.

Many prints are views of New York City/New Amsterdam and New York waterways, such as Harlem River, New York Harbor, Hudson River, and Catterskill Falls (i.e., Kaaterskills Falls). There are a few prints of other locales, such as New Haven and Boston. There are prints of notable Americans, including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, among others; one print of Oliver Wendell Holmes is inscribed to Olds.

There are several maps, such as a map of North and South America by Abraham Ortelius (1587); of North America by William Berry (1680); of Wight Island, England (1676?); of Virginia (late 1600s?); and two maps by Johann Baptist Homann (1724?); among others. Unusual formats for this collection include one manuscript letter from Robert Fulton to David Cooke at Pittsburgh, dated October 15, 1814 and a group portrait photograph of the U.S. Supreme Court (circa 1921).

Arrangement Note

The collection is organized in two series, which are based on N-YHS's two sources of acquisition of the prints:

Series I. Prints & Related Papers from the Original Olds Donation

Series II. Prints from the Olds Collection Donated by White & Case

The subject content of the prints in both series is essentially identical, though Series I has many more prints. Series I also holds the documentary materials related to the Olds collection.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833 -- Pictorial works.
  • Birch, Thomas, 1779-1851
  • Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820 -- Pictorial works.
  • Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792 -- Pictorial works.
  • Lawrence, James, 1781-1813 -- Pictorial works.
  • Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819 -- Pictorial works.
  • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Pictorial works.

Document Type

  • Aquatints (prints)
  • Engravings (prints)
  • Etchings (prints)
  • Lecture notes.
  • Lithographs.
  • Mezzotints (prints)
  • Portraits.
  • Prints (visual works).
  • Woodcuts (prints)

Subject Organizations

  • Bon Homme Richard (Ship)
  • Chesapeake (Frigate)
  • Constitution (Frigate)
  • Currier & Ives
  • Macedonian (Frigate : 1810-1828)
  • N. Currier (Firm)
  • Philadelphia (Frigate)
  • Serapis (Ship)
  • Shannon (Frigate : 1813)

Subject Topics

  • Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813.
  • Naval battles -- United States.
  • Naval history.
  • Navies -- Officers.

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.)
  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763.
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
  • United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Available by advance appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact the Print Room Librarian at printroom@nyhistory.org.

Use Restrictions

Application to use images from this collection for publication should be made in writing to:

Department of Rights and Reproductions, The New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5194. rightsandrepro@nyhistory.org. 212-485-9228

Preferred Citation Note

This collection should be cited as: Irving S. Olds Collection of Naval and Other Historical Prints and Related Papers, PR 47, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Materials Note

The bequest of Irving Olds, of which this print collection was a part, included a wide variety of documents and objects. These were distributed to various curatorial departments of N-YHS. The museum holds paintings, watercolors, furniture, and other such objects. The library holds books, broadsides, letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes, and other documents, which are cataloged in Bobcat. The largest portion of Olds's personal papers held at N-YHS are the Irving Olds papers (MS 325); these are currently being processed and cataloged and will be opened for use in May 2019.

The original Olds print collection was documented in a catalogue and two supplements; annotated versions of these are available in the N-YHS library:

Original 1952 catalogue, with supplementary pages, covering objects numbered 1-834: "American naval and other historical prints and paintings, including portraits of American naval commanders and some early views of New York." Call phrase: Print Room Reference NE215.U5 O53 1951.

Circa 1958 supplement, covering objects 835 to 943: "Additional prints, paintings, etc., which were not included in the 1952 published list of American naval and other historical prints and paintings, portraits of American naval commanders and some early views of New York : supplement." Call phrase: Print Room Reference NE215.U5 O53 1952 Suppl. 1.

1962 supplement, covering objects 944 to 1219: "Items not published in the 1952 published list and subsequent supplement of American naval and other historical prints and paintings : second supplement (June 1962)." Call phrase: Print Room Reference NE215.U5 O53 1952 Suppl. 2.

Immediate Source of Acquisition Note

Most of the collection, which comprises Series I, was bequeathed to N-YHS by Irving Olds in 1963. The balance of the collection, comprising Series II, was donated to N-YHS in May 2018 by Olds's former law firm, White & Case.

Processing Information Note

The processing history of the Olds collection is not entirely known. By the early 1990s, most of the prints that were originally framed were unframed and the collection was rehoused in archival folders. Additional prints were unframed and added to the folders in 1999. Description of the collection, though, was generally limited to the original Olds catalogues of the 1950s and 1960s, a card catalog prepared likely in the 1960s by N-YHS, and a summary on-line catalog entry.

In 2018, spurred by the donation of about 120 additional Olds collection prints from White & Case, a project was undertaken to complete a more comprehensive on-line inventory. Primarily using existing object level catalogues and other records, as well as some review of the objects themselves, volunteer Alison Barr created an on-line item-level inventory/container list for both the original 1963 bequest and the 2018 donation. Archivist Larry Weimer structured the overall finding aid, added collection and series level notes, and processed the set of personal papers (Subseries I.B). This description was completed in early 2019 and the finding aid was published at that time.

All prints received in 2018 from White & Case were in frames; these were removed by, or under the guidance of, conservator Alan Balicki. The portion of any backing that included labels was retained in the collection with the prints. An inventory number assigned by White & Case was typically found on the backing of the print or elsewhere; this was transcribed by the conservator on to the print.

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Container List

Series I. Prints & Related Papers from the Original Olds Donation, 1587-1960, undated. 17.63 Linear feet in 33 flat file folders and 6 boxes

Scope and Contents

This series includes the prints and related personal papers bequeathed by Olds to N-YHS in 1963.

Arrangement

The series is organized in two subseries:

I.A. Prints and Other Documents from the Olds Collection

I.B. Papers Related to the Collection

Subseries I.A. Prints and Other Documents from the Olds Collection, 1587-1921, undated. 16 Linear feet in flat files and three boxes

Scope and Contents

This subseries includes about 460 prints primarily of naval battle actions during the War of 1812, American Revolution, French and Indian War, and Tripolitan War. Many prints also concern military themes other than naval from these wars. There are also maps, broadsides, portraits, and prints of New York and other views. An unusual item for this collection is a manuscript letter from Robert Fulton to David Cooke at Pittsburgh, dated October 15, 1814 (item 1203); in the letter Fulton discusses payment, cost and other matters concerning the building of a New Orleans steamboat, and the actions of a Mr. Latrobe.

The earliest item is a 1587 map "Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descripta" by Abraham Ortelius (item 1209); the latest item is a photograph circa 1921 of the U.S. Supreme Court (item 1213). Most of the items are undated but the bulk appear to date from the late 1700s into the 1830s or so.

The container list consists of an item level description for every object in the subseries. For the most part, these descriptions are transcriptions from the original Olds catalogue and supplements. These original entries include some additional description based on observation during processing and data from a card catalog created by N-YHS, likely in the 1960s.

Arrangement

The container list of the series is arranged primarily by the Olds catalogue number. Headings in bold lettering appear at points in the container list; these headings, many of which are subject-oriented, correspond to the section titles and supplements of the original Olds catalogue. The actual prints are not foldered or boxed in a strictly sequential order so as to accommodate size, storage, and other considerations.

A few small round, framed portraits do not bear an Olds number; these are boxed together and are listed at the end of the container list.

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section A. Views of New York City
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 2. Early engraving of "Nieu Amsterdam"

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by Peter Schenk. Published Amsterdam, 1690.

1690
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 4. Engraving: "View of Fort George with the City of New York from the S.W."

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Drawn by I. Carwitham. Printed for Carrington Bowles, London. Second state. Published about 1764.

1764
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 8. Engraving: "A South West View of the City of New York."

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A smaller version of Olds print No. 7; see Series II, W & C No. 465. Printed for Carrington Bowles, London.

undated
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 11. Etching by C.B.J.F. de St. Memin, entitled "View of the City and Harbour of New York..."

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Full title: "View of the City and Harbour of New York Taken from Mount Pitt. The Seat of John R. Livingston, Esqre." First state. Issued 1796.

1796
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 22. French lithograph of "View Of The Tavern On The Road To King's Bridge Near Fort Washington. State of New-York."

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Drawn by J. Milbert. Lithographed by C. Molte. Published Paris, 1825.

1825
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 23. French lithograph of "Spiten Devil's Creek. State of New-York"

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Drawn by J. Milbert. Lithographed by Melle. Formentin. Published Paris, 1825.

1825
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 50. Lithograph: "Washington's Entry Into New York. On The Evacuation Of The City By The British, Nov. 25th 1783."

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Lithographed and published by Currier & Ives. Copyrighted, 1857.

1857
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 56. Lithograph: "Trinity Church".

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From a Series of "Views of New-York". Drawn by C. Autenrieth. Lithographed by J. Bornet. Published by Henry Hoff, New York. Copyrighted 1850.

1850
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section B. French and Indian War
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 62. Engraving: "The Fleet commanded by Admiral Boscawen..."

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Full title: "To the Captain other Officers & Seamen, who with a detachment of Boats from the Fleet commanded by Admiral Boscawen Burnt the Prudent & Took the Bienfaisant in Louisbourg Harbour in the morning of 26th July 1758." Painted by Richard Paton. Engraved by P.C. Canot. Published by John Boydell, London, 1771.

1771
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 63. English school sheet, with border of engraved scenes

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School sheet, with border of engraved scenes relating to the capture of the French citadel of Louisbourg by the British on July 26, 1758. Engraved by June. Published by Jos. Hawkins, London, 1758.

1758
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section C. Revolutionary War
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 65. Aquatint: "The Phoenix and the Rose Engaged by the Enemy's Fire Ships and Galleys on the 16 Augst. 1776."

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Engraved from original picture by D. Serres after sketch by Sir James Wallace. Published by J.F.W. Des Barres, London, 1778. Second state, with the Palisades.

1778
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 66. Engraving: "Disembarkment of the Troops at Gravesend Bay under the Command of Sir George Collier, R.N."

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Engraved by Baily. Published by Joyce Gold, London, 1814.

1814
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 67. Engraving of the engagement on Lake Champlain on October 11-13, 1776.

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Printed for Robt. Sayer and Jno. Bennett, London, December, 23, 1776. Includes key to ships.

1776
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 69. Engraved map of the portion of Lake Champlain where the naval engagement of October 11-13, 1776 took place.

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Engraved and published by William Faden. Published, London, December 3, 1776. Second state.

1776
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 70. Engraved map of the action off Mud Fort in the Delaware River on October 22, 1777.

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Engraved by William Faden, London, April 30, 1778. First state.

1778
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 71. Lithographed map of the action off Mud Fort in the Delaware River on October 22, 1777.

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Lithographed by Chillas, Girard Building, Philadelphia.

undated
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 73. Engraving: "Sir George Collier's victory in Penobscot Bay 1779."

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Engraved by Baily. Published by Joyce Gold, London, 1814

1814
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 74. Engraving: "The memorable Engagement of Captn. Pearson of the Serapis, with Paul Jones of the Bon Homme Richard & his Squadron, Sep. 23, 1779."

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Painted by Richard Paton. Engraved by Lerpiniere & Fittler. J. Boydell excudit 1781. Published by John Boydell, London, December 12, 1780.

1780
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 75. Scratch letter proof of the foregoing engraving of the action between the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis (No. 74).

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Painted by Richard Paton. Engraved by Daniel Lerpiniere. J. Boydell excudit 1781. Published by John Boydell, London, January 1, 1781

1781
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 76. Engraving: "The Gallant Defence of Captn. Pearson in his Majesty's Ship Serapis, and the Countess of Scarborough, against Paul Jones's Squadron . . . , Inscribed by John Harris."

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Painted by Robert Dodd. Engraved by J. Peltro. Published by John Harris, London, December 1, 1781.

1781
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 77. Engraving: "Combat memorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones doné le 22 7bre 1779…"

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Painted by Richard Paton. Engraved by Balth Frederic Leizelt. Published at Augsbourg about 1781.

1781
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 78. Engraving: "Combat Mémorable donné le. 7bre. 1779, entre le Capitaine Pearson commandant le Sérapis, et Paul Jones commandant le Bon-Homme-Richard et son Escadre."

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Published by Esnauts et Rapilly, Paris.

undated
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 80A. Small French engraving of the action between the Bon Homme Richard and the Serapis.

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One of ten small views, with a summary in French of the Treaty of Versailles, signed on September 3, 1783. Drawn, engraved and published by N. Ponce, Paris. [80A and 80B, two prints framed together.]

1783
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 80B. Mezzotint portrait: "John Paul Jones. Commander of a Squadron in the Service of the thirteen United States of North America 1779."

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Artist and engraver not named. [80A and 80B, two prints framed together.]

undated
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 82. Lithograph: "Paul Jones. Attaque une Flotte Anglaise commandeé par Pearson, revenant de la Baltique en 1793."

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Drawn and lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Printed by Lemercier. Second state. See No. 624 post for first state.

undated
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 83. Lithograph: "Combat engagé entre deux vaisseaux anglais et deux Frégates des Etats-Unis d'Amérique."

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Drawn and lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Published by V. Turgis, Paris.

undated
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 84. Lithograph: "Combat naval Episode de la guerre de l'Angleterre contre les Etats-Unis."

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Drawn and lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Published by V. Turgis, Paris.

undated
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 85. Lithograph: "Episode de la Guerre de l'Indépendance."

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Drawn and lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Printed by Lemercier. Published by V. Delarue et Cie, Paris.

undated
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 86. Lithograph: "Épisode de la Guerre de L'Indépendence."

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Drawn and lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Lith. Coulon. Published by Victor Delarue, Paris.

undated
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 87. Lithograph: "Etudes de Marines par Fd. Perrot. Combat Naval Episode de la Guerre des Etats-Unis contre L'Angleterre."

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Lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Printed by Lemercier, Benard et Cie. Published by Victor Delarue, Paris.

undated
Folder: FF-1 Print No. 88. Engraving: "Bon Homme Richard & Serapis. No. 2."

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Engraved by W.J. Pierce. Published by Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning, New York.

undated
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 92. Engraved map entitled: "A Sketch of the Operations before Charleston the Capital of South Carolina 1780."

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Engraved by Abernethie, Charleston.

1780
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 93. Engraved French map of the city and harbor of Charleston, South Carolina

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French map of the city and harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, at the time of the capture of that city by the British on May 12, 1780, inscribed: "Siege de Charlestown." Artist, engraver and publisher not named.

undated
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section D. Quasi-War With France
Folder: FF-6 Print No. 94. Aquatint: "Constellation & L'Insurgent – The Chace."

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Painted, engraved & published by E. Savage. Published at Philadelphia, May 20, 1799.

1799
Folder: FF-22 Print No. 95. Aquatint: "Action between the Constellation and L'Insurgent – On the 9th February 1799…."

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Painted, engraved & published by E. Savage. Published at Philadelphia, May 20, 1799. Companion to foregoing print. (Print No. 94).

1799
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 96. Engraving: "Truxton's Victory."

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Engagement between the United States Frigate Constellation . . . . and L'Insurgente French Frigate . . . . Feby. 9th. 1799." Published and Sold by E. Pember and S. Luzerder, Philadelphia. Engraving on reverse side of this print of George Washington in his last illness, attended by Doctors Craik and Brown.

1799
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 98. Engraving: "A View of the American Frigate, Constellation, capturing the French National Frigate L'Insurgente within sight of Basseterre, Feby. 9th. 1799…"

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Published by John Fairburn, London, Oct. 1, 1800. See No. 358 post.

1800
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section E. War With Tripoli
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 101. Lithograph: "The U.S. Frigate Philadelphia On The Rocks Off Tripoli. Oct. 31st 1801."

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Lithographed by P.S. Duval, Phila. On Stone by E.J. Pinkerton. From the U.S. Military Magazine, November 1840. First state.

1840
Folder: FF-13 Print No. 102. Aquatint: "Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia in the Harbour of Tripoli...

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Full title: "Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia in the Harbour of Tripoli, 16th. Feb. 1804, by 70 Gallant Tars of Columbia commanded by Lieut. Decatur." Artist and engraver not named. Second state.

undated
Folder: FF-29 Print No. 103. Aquatint: "Nautical Exploit, Dedicated to Commodore Ed. Preble . . . The American Ketch Intrepid . . . commanded by Lieutenant Decatur, boarding and burning the Tripolitan Frigate (late the Philadelphia) in the middle of the harbour of Tripoli . . . on the night of the 16th. of February 1804."

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Drawn by L. Binsse. Engraved by Aubertin.

undated
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 104. Engraving: "The burning of the American Fregate the Philadelphia in the Harbour of Tripoli . . ."

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Dedicated by John B. Guerrazzi. Sold in Leghorn 1805.

1805
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 107. Engraving: "The attack made on Tripoli on the 3d. August 1804. by the American Squadron under Commodore Edward Preble …"

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Dedicated by John B. Guerrazzi. Sold in Leghorn 1805. First state.

1805
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 108. Engraving: "The attack made on Tripoli on the 3d August 1804. by the American Squadron under Comodore Edward Preble . . ."

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Dedicated by John B. Guerrazzi. Sold in Leghorn 1805. Second state, with key.

1805
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 109. Lithograph: "August 1804. Bombardment of Tripoli".

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Lithographed & Published by N. Currier. Copyrighted 1846.

1846
Folder: FF-13 Print No. 112. Engraving: "Blowing Up of the Fire Ship Intrepid..."

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Full title: "Blowing Up of the Fire Ship Intrepid commanded by Capt. Somers in the Harbour of Tripoli on the night of 4th Sepr. 1804." Artist and engraver not named. Illustration from "The Port Folio", December 1810. In black and white.

undated
Folder: FF-13 Print No. 112A. Engraving: "Blowing Up of the Fire Ship Intrepid..."

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Full title: "Blowing Up of the Fire Ship Intrepid commanded by Capt. Somers in the Harbour of Tripoli on the night of 4th Sepr. 1804." Artist and engraver not named. Illustration from "The Port Folio", December 1810. Print No. 112A is the same as the foregoing print (No. 112), except colored by hand.

undated
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section F. Little Belt Incident
Folder: FF-22 Print No. 113. Aquatint: "The Little Belt, Sloop of War..."

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Full title: "The Little Belt, Sloop of War, Captn. Bingham nobly supporting the Honor of the British Flag, against the President United States Frigate, Commodore Rogers, May 15th. 1811." Drawn, engraved and published by Wm. Elmes. Sold October 25, 1811 by Edwd. Orme, London.

1811
Folder: FF-7 Print No. 114. Aquatint: Print dedicated to Charles Philip Yorke

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Print dedicated to Charles Philip Yorke "elucidating the extreme disproportion of Force between the American Frigate President Commodore Rodgers, and His Majesty's Sloop the Little Belt Arthur Butt Bingham Esquire Commander, and representing the situation of both Ships in the morning after the Action of 11 May 1811…" Drawn by J. Cartwright. Engraved by J. Hassell. Published London, December 1, 1811.

1811
Folder: FF-7 Print No. 115. Proof before letters of the foregoing aquatint (No. 114)

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Proof before letters of the foregoing aquatint of the morning after the action between the American Frigate President and His Majesty's Sloop Little Belt on May 11, 1811. Drawn by J. Cartwright. Engraved by J. Hassell.

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Folder: FF-2 Print No. 116. Lithograph: "Belvidera & President"

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Lithographed after the drawing by Lieutenant John Allan Wright, R.N.

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Folder: FF-22 Print No. 117. British lithograph: "Escape Of The Belvidere, Commanded by the Late Adml. Rd. Byron C.B. from the American Squadron."

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Artist, engraver and publisher not named on this copy.

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Folder: FF-2 Print No. 118. Lithograph: "Combat soutenu le 23 Aout 1812, par la Frégate des Etats Unis d'Amérique le Président, et la Fregate Anglaise Le Belveder".

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Lithographed by L.J. Auger.

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Folder: FF-7 Print No. 120. Engraving: "This Representation Of The U.S. Frigate Constitution, Isaac Hull, Esqr. Commander, Capturing His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Guerriere, James R. Dacres Esqr. Commander …"

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Vignette of Captain Hull at base. Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by C. Tiebout. Inscribed by James Webster. Copyrighted August 18, 1813, by James Webster. Colored by hand.

1813
Folder: FF-33 Print No. 121. Engraving: "This Representation Of The U.S. Frigate Constitution, Isaac Hull, Esqr. Commander, Capturing His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Guerriere, James R. Dacres Esqr. Commander …"

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Vignette of Captain Hull at base. Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by C. Tiebout. Inscribed by James Webster. Published August 19, 1813, by James Webster. Copyrighted August 5, 1813, by James Webster. Believed to be an earlier state than the foregoing print.

1813
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 123. Aquatint: "Engagement between the U.S. Frigate Constitution & the British Frigate Guerriere; August 19th 1812…"

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Full title: "Engagement between the U.S. Frigate Constitution Capt. Hull rating 44 Guns & the British Frigate Guerriere Capt. Dacres rated 38 Guns; August 19th 1812…" Aquatinted by F. Kearney after a drawing by T. Birch. Published by F. Kearny, Philadelphia.

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Folder: FF-2 Print No. 124. Engraving: "Brilliant Naval Victory"

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Full title: "Brilliant Naval Victory, With the U. States Frigate Constitution of 44 Guns, Capn. Hull, & the English Frigate Guerriere of 38 Guns, Capn. D'acres, in which action Capn Hull lost 7 men killed, & 7 wounded & his B.M. Ship was sunk, besides her loss of 15 men killed, 62 wounded, & 24 missing; August 20, 1812. After closing the action was 30 minutes." Drawn and engraved by S. Seymour. Published at Philadelphia by J. Pierie & F. Kearney, 1812.

1812
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 125. Engraving: "Signal Naval Victory, Achieved by Capt. Hull, of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, over H.B. Majesty's Frigate Guerriere Capt. Dacres…"

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Designed, engraved & published by W. Strickland & W. Kneass, Philadelphia, September 21, 1812.

1812
Box: 2 Print No. 126. Engraving (colored): "Engagement between the U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Isaac Hull, & the British Frigate Guerriere, Captn. James R. Dacres, Thursday 19th. August 1812."

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The first of a pair of prints engraved by Benjamin Tanner after drawings by John James Barralet. Published Oct. 1, 1812, by B. Tanner, Philadelphia. First state.

1812
Box: 2 Print No. 127. Engraving: "Explosion of the British Frigate, Guerriere, James R. Dacres, Esqr. Captn. and Rescue of the Prisoners, &c. the day after her Capture by the U.S. Frigate Constitution Isaac Hull Esqr. Commr. Friday 20th. August 1812."

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The second of a pair of prints engraved by Benjamin Tanner after drawings by John James Barralet. Published Nov. 10, 1812 by B. Tanner, Philadelphia. First state. Monted on frame board.

1812
Folder: FF-2 Print No. 128. Engraving: "The U.S. frigate Constitution... Captured his B.M. frigate Guerriere..."

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Full title: The U.S. frigate Constitution Commanded by Isaac Hull, Esqr. Captured his B.M. frigate Guerriere Capt. Dacres In 30 Minutes On the 19th. of August 1812." Pubd. by Chs. D. Veechio, 136 Broad Way. Second state of this engraving, which was originally designed, engraved and published by Thomas Gimbrede.

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Folder: FF-2 Print No. 128A. Engraving: "The U.S. frigate Constitution Commanded ... Captured his B.M. frigate Guerriere ..."

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Full Title: "The U.S. frigate Constitution Commanded by Isaac Hull, Esqr. Captured his B.M. frigate Guerriere Capt. Dacres In 30 Minutes On the 19th. of August 1812." Another state of the foregoing print 128 by Thomas Gimbrede of the action between the Constitution and the Guerriere, with slightly larger engraved surface and probably issued without publication data.

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Folder: FF-2 Print No. 129. Aquatint: "Plate 1st. Preparing for an Engagement..."

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Full title: "Plate 1st. Preparing for an Engagement. The Constitution clearing for Action & bearing down. La Guerriere Laying too." Painted by "Michael Carneé under Directions from Commodore Hull & Capt. Morris." Engraved by J.R. Smith, Boston. Published Nov. 1, 1812. The first of a set of three prints.

1812
Folder: FF-7 Print No. 130. Engraving: "Prise de la frégate anglaise la Guerriere, par le frégate américaine la Constitution…"

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Drawn by Montardier, Havre. Engraved by Baugean. Published by Jean, Paris. First state.

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Folder: FF-7 Print No. 131. Lithograph: "La Constitution Et La Guerrière + The Constitution and The Guerriere."

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Lithographed by Betremieux. Published by Lordereau, Paris. One of a pair of prints. See No. 170 (Lithograph: "Les Eats Unis Et le Macedonian + The United States and The Macedonian.")

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 132. Engraving: "Prise d'un Vaisseau Anglais par un Vaisseau Américain"

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Engraved by Debucourt. Represents the action between the Constitution and the Guerriere. See Nos. 171 and 188 (Same engraver, War of 1812 naval battles)

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 133. Aquatint: "La Frégate Américaine..."

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Full title: "La Frégate Américaine La Constitution Prenant à l'abordage, La Frégate Anglaise, La Guerriere. Apres 30 minutes de Combat, le 19 Aout 1812." Engraved by Valnest after pairing by Stradonwort. Published by Basset, Paris.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 138. Lithograph: "The Constitution And Guerriere. Fought August 19th 1812…"

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier. Copyrighted 1846 by Sarony & Major.

1846
Folder: FF-10 Print No. 139. Lithograph: "The Constitution And Guerriere. Fought August 19. 1812…"

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 140. Lithograph: "The capture and destruction of H.B.M. Frigate Guerriere..."

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Full title: "The capture and destruction of H.B.M. Frigate Guerriere by the U.S. frigate Constitution. After an action of 30 minutes…American loss 7 killed, 7 wounded. British loss 15 killed, 62 wounded, 24 missing.." Published by N. Currier.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 141. Lithograph: "The capture and destruction of H.B.M. Frigate Guerriere..."

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Full title: "The capture and destruction of H.B.M. Frigate Guerriere by the U.S. frigate Constitution. After an action of 30 minutes…American loss 7 killed, 7 wounded. British loss 15 killed, 62 wounded, 24 missing.." Artist, lithographer and publisher not named. View identical with foregoing print (No. 140).

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 142. Lithograph: "The Constitution And Guerriere. Fought August 19. 1812…"

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Lith. Of E.C. Kellogg.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 143. Lithograph: "Combat between the Frigate Constitution & the British Frigate Guerriere."

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Lith. of D.W. Kellogg & Co. Print No. 1085 is the same print in sepia and colored.black & white.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 143A. Lithograph: "Combat between the Frigate Constitution & the British Frigate Guerriere."

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Perhaps another state of foregoing print (No. 143), with traces of a publication line.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 148. Aquatint, colored: "The Capture of H.B.M. Sloop of War Frolic, Capt. Whinyates, by the U.S. Sloop of War Wasp, Capn. Jab. Jones, on the 18th. of Octr. 1812, after a close Action of 43 Minutes…"

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Drawn & Engraved by F. Kearny, from a Sketch by Lieut. Claxton, of the Wasp. Published by F. Kearney, Philadelphia. First state.

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Folder: FF-13 Print No. 153. Engraving: "Prise de la corvette anglais Forlic par la corvette américaine Wasp..."

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Full title: "Prise de la corvette anglais Forlic par la corvette américaine Wasp. The English sloop of war Forlic captur'd By the american sloop of war Wasp." Drawn by Montardier, Havre. Engraved by Baugean, Published by Jean, Paris.

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Folder: FF-7 Print No. 159. Engraving: "Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Captn. John S. Carden by the U.S. Frigate United States, Stephen Decatur Esqr. Commander…"

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Painted by T. Birch. Engraved and published on October 25, 1813 by B. Tanner, Philadelphia. Second state of the foregoing print (No. 158, not in N-YHS collection), with the same title. J. Webster added as a co-publisher with Benjamin Tanner.

1813
Folder: FF-33 Print No. 160. Engraving: "United States and Macedonian…"

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Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by B. Tanner. Published November 1, 1814 by B. Tanner, Philadelphia. Copyrighted August 13, 1813 by Benjamin Tanner. First state.

1813
Folder: FF-7 Print No. 161. Engraving: "United States and Macedonian…"

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Second state of the foregoing print (No. 160), with the same title. Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by B. Tanner. Omits publication and copyright data. (See No. 844.)

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Folder: FF-7 Print No. 163. Second state of No. 162, with the same title ["This Representation of the U.S. Frigate United States, Stephen Decatur Esqr. Commander, Capturing His Brittanic Majesty's Frigate Macedonian, John S. Carden Esqr. Commander…". No. 162 is not in N-YHS collection]

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Painted by T. Birch, Engraved by S. Seymour. No. 163 omits publication line. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-13 Print No. 164. Aquatint: "Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian 38 Guns Capt. Carden. By the Frigate United States 44 Guns Commodore Decatur…"

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Drawn by J.J. Barralett. Engraved by S. Seymour. Published at Philadelphia by W.H. Morgan.

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Folder: FF-7 Print No. 169. Engraving: "Prise de la frégate anglaise Macédonian, par la frégate américaine united States…."

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Drawn by Montardier, Havre. Engraved by Baugean. Published by Jean, Paris. First state.

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Folder: FF-7 Print No. 170. Lithograph: "Les Eats Unis Et le Macedonian + The United States and The Macedonian."

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Lithographed by Betremieux. Published by Lordereau, Paris. First state, before spelling of "Eats" corrected. One of a pair of prints. See No. 131. (Lithograph: "La Constitution Et La Guerrière + The Constitution and The Guerriere.")

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 171. Engraving: "Prise de Feu au Vaisseau Anglais dans le Combat navale."

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Engraved by Debucourt. Represents the action between the United States and the Macedonian. See Nos. 132 and 188 (Same engraver, War of 1812 naval battles)

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Folder: FF-7 Print No. 172. Lithograph: "Seetreffen Zwischen Dem Amerikanischen Schiffe United States Und Dem Brittischen Schiffe Macedonian…."

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Lithographed by Franz Kretzchmann. Drawn by W. Wörtner. Published, Rud. Weber, Leipzic. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 174. Lithograph: "The U.S. Frigate United States Capturing H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian. Fought Octr. 25th. 1812."

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Lithographed & published by N. Currier, N.Y.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 175. Lithograph: "The U.S. Frigate United States Capturing H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian. Fought, Octr. 25th. 1812."

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Kelloggs & Thayer, 144 Fulton St., N.Y.

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Folder: FF-10 Print No. 176. Lithograph: "The U.S. Frigate United States Capturing H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian. Fought, Octr. 25th. 1812."

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Lith. of Kellogg & Hanmer, Hartford, Conn.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 181. Aquatint: "Plate 1. Situation of His Majesty's Frigate Java, Captain Lambert, at 5 Min. past 3 P.M. after an hours close & severe Action with the American Frigate Constitution…."

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Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Lieut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. (See Nos. 937-940.)

1814
Folder: FF-29 Print No. 182. Aquatint: "Plate 2nd. The Java, as she appeared at 35 Min. past 4 P.M. after having sustained several raking Broadsides from the Constitution whilst closely engageing her, until she became a perfect Wreck…"

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Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Lieut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. (See Nos. 937-940.)

1814
Folder: FF-29 Print No. 183. Aquatint: "Plate 3d. The Java totally dismasted endeavouring to Wear by the assistance of a Jury Staysail…; the Constitution Crossing her Bow in a Raking Position, Compels her to Surrden at 50 Min. past 5."

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Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Leiut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. (See Nos. 937-940.)

1814
Folder: FF-29 Print No. 184. Aquatint: "Plate 4th. The Java in a Sinking state, set fire to, & Blowing up…"

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Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Lieut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. (See Nos. 937-940.)

1814
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 185. Aquatint: "To Commodore Bainbridge..."

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Full title: "To Commodore Bainbridge the officers Seamen & Marines of the United States frigate Constitution this view of their Glorious capturing the British frigate the Java off the coast of Brazils on the 29th xber 1812 after a Sanguinary conflict of 1 hour & 55 minutes is with respect dedicated to them & the sons of freedom by an admirer of American valour & patriotism." Drawn under the direction of a witness of the action by W.G.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 186. Aquatint: "Le Combat Naval. – Gloire Américaine. Prise glorieuse, du Vaisseau Anglais la Java, par la constitution, frégate Americaine, sur les cotes du Brézil …"

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Drawn by Garneray. Engraved by Coqueret. Published by Bulla, Paris. Second state. (See No. 845.)

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Folder: FF-3 Print No. 188. Engraving: "Batiment Anglais prit par Vaisseau Américain."

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Engraved by Debucourt. Represents the action between the Constitution and the Java. See Nos. 132 (Engraved by Debucourt. Represents the action between the Constitution and the Guerriere) and 171 (Engraved by Debucourt. Represents the action between the United States and the Macedonian) supra.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 190. Engraving, colored: "Prise de la frégate anglaise Java, par la frégate américaine la Constitution …"

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Engraved by Baujean. Published by Jean, Paris. Second state, omitting reference to Montardier, Havre.

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Folder: FF-3 Print No. 191. Lithograph: "Constitution And Java. Fought Dec. 29th. 1812…"

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Published at C. Currier's, N.Y. Copyrighted 1845 by N. Currier.

1845
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 192. Lithograph: "Constitution And Java. Fought Dec. 29th. 1812…"

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier. Copyrighted 1846 by N. Currier. First state.

1846
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 193. Lithograph: "Constitution And Java. Fought Dec. 29th. 1812…"

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier. Copyrighted 1846 by N. Currier. Second state of foregoing print (192), with coarser lines.

1846
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 194. Lithograph: "Constitution And Java. Fought Dec. 29th. 1812…"

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier. Copyrighted 1846 by N. Currier. Third state of foregoing print (192); a late impression, partially printed in colors.

1846
Folder: FF-13 Print No. 195. Lithograph: "The capture of H.B.M. frigate Java; by the U.S. frigate Constitution, after an action of 1 hour, 55 minutes…"

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Lithographed and published by Sarony & Major, New York. Copyrighted 1846 by Sarony & Major.

1846
Folder: FF-29 Print No. 201. Aquatint: "This View of his Majesty's Ship Shannon, hove too, & cooly waiting the close approach of the American Frigate Chesapeak, who is bearing down to the Attack…"

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Painted by R. Dodd from the information of Captn. Falkinir. Published August 1813 by R. Dodd and G. Andrews. First state. One of a pair of prints. Colored by hand.

1813
Folder: FF-29 Print No. 202. Aquatint: "To Captain P.B.V. Broke commanding his Majesty's Ship Shannon, his Officers, Seamen & Marines, this representation of their gallantly boarding the American Frigate Chesapeak … Is most respectfully Inscribed by their Obt. Servant Robt. Dodd."

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Painted by Robt. Dodd from the information of Captn. Falkinir. Published August 1813 by R. Dodd and G. Andrews. First state. Second of a pair of prints. Colored by hand.

1813
Folder: FF-11 Print No. 203. Aquatint: "To Captain P.B.V. Broke commanding his Majesty's Ship Shannon..."

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Full title: "To Captain P.B.V. Broke commanding his Majesty's Ship Shannon, his Officers, Seamen & Marines, this representation of their gallantly boarding the American Frigate Chesapeak, being 440. Men superior in force and hauling down the Enemy's Colours in fifteen Minutes from commencement of the Action. Is most respectfully Inscribed by their Obt. Servant Robt. Dodd." Published August 1813 by R. Dodd and G. Andrews. Second state of No. 202 supra, omitting painting reference to Robt. Dodd and Captn. Falkinir.

1813
Folder: FF-21 Print No. 205. Aquatint: "To Captain Broke, the Officers, Seamen and Marines of His Majesty's Ship Shannon,..."

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Full title: "To Captain Broke, the Officers, Seamen and Marines of His Majesty's Ship Shannon, This View of their Boarding & Capturing the American United States Frigate The Chesapeake … is with respect Dedicated to them, and the Admirers of British Valor, by their obedient Servant, G. Webster." Painted by G. Webster under the direction of Captn. Falkner. Engraved by Jeakes. Published by G. Webster. First state. The second of a pair of prints.

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Folder: FF-21 Print No. 206. Aquatint: "To the Right Honorable Lord Viscount Melville… This Print of His Majesty's Frigate the Shannon, Captn. Broke, Commander, ..."

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Full title: "To the Right Honorable Lord Viscount Melville… This Print of His Majesty's Frigate the Shannon, Captn. Broke, Commander, carrying the American Frigate, Chesapeake (Commanded by Capt. Lawrance) by boarding in sight of Boston Harbour is repectfully inscribed by … J. Hassell." Painted by Thomas Whitcombe. Aquatinted by Jeakes. Published Sept. 1, 1813 by Hassell & Co. First state, inscribed by J. Hassell.

1813
Folder: FF-29 Print No. 207. Aquatint: "To the Right Honorable Lord Viscount Melville …This print of His Majesty's Frigate the Shannon, Captn. Broke, Commander, carrying the American Frigate, Chesapeake, … is respectfully inscribed by J. Hassel, & Co."

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Painted by Thomas Whitcombe. Aquatinted by Jeakes. Second state, inscribed by J. Hassell & Co.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 208. Lithograph: "No. 1 … This representation of H.M.S. Shannon, commencing the Battle with the American Frigate Chesapeake, on the 1st. June 1813, is Dedicated by his obliged and most grateful Servant, R.H. King."

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Painted by J.C. Schetky. On Stone by L. Haghe. Designed by Captn. R.H. King, R.N. Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 209. . Lithograph: "No. 2… This representation of the American Frigate Chesapeake, Crippled and thrown into utter disorder by the two first broadsides fired from H.M.S. Shannon, is Dedicated by … R.H. King."

Scope and Contents

Painted by J.C. Schetky. On Stone by L. Haghe. Designed by Capt. R.H. King, R.N. Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 210. Lithograph: "No. 3… This representation of H.M.S. Shannon, carrying by Boarding the American Frigate Chesapeake, after a Cannonade of Five Minutes, on the 1st. June 1813. is Dedicated by … R.H. King."

Scope and Contents

Painted by J.C. Schetky. On Stone by L. Haghe. Designed by Capt. R.H. King, R.N. Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 211. Lithograph: "No. 4… This representation of H.M.S. Shannon leading her Prize the American Frigate Chesapeake, into Halifax Harbour, on the 6th. June, 1813. is Dedicated by … R.H. King."

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Painted by J.C. Schetky. On Stone by L. Haghe. Designed by Capt. R.H. King, R.N. Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-3 Print No. 216. Aquatint: "Capture of the Chesapeake, June 1st 1813."

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Second state of the foregoing print (215, not in N-YHS collection) Aquatint: "Capture of the Chesapeake, June 1st 1813.", with faint publication line. Painted by T. Whitcombe. Engraved by Bailey.

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Folder: FF-11 Print No. 217. Aquatint: "Capture Of The Chesapeake, June 1st. 1813."

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Painted by T. Whitcombe. Engraved by W.J. Bennett. Published by Whitmore & Fenn, July 1, 1818. First state.

1818
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 220. Aquatint: "Boarding and Taking the American Ship Chesapeake, by the Officers & Crew of H.M. Ship Shannon, Commanded by Capt. Broke, June 1813."

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Drawn by Heath. Engraved by M. Dubourg. Published July 1, 1816 by Edwd. Orme, London.

1816
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 222. Engraving: "The Tars of Old England Triumphant..."

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"The Tars of Old England Triumphant. A View of the Gallant Action Between His Majesty's Frigate the Shannon and the Chesapeake American Frigate…" Artist and engraver not named. Published July 24, 1813 by G. Thompson, West Smithfield.

1813
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 227. Engraving: "Capture of the Chesapeake by the Shannon."

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Artist, engraver and publisher not named. A book illustration.

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Folder: FF-3 Print No. 232. Aquatint: "Capture of the Argus, Augt. 14th. 1813."

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Painted by T. Whitcombe. Engraved by T. Sutherland. Published Feb. 1, 1817, for J. Jenkin's Naval Achievements. First state. Colored by hand.

1817
Folder: FF-11 Print No. 234. Aquatint: "Capture of the Argus, Augt. 14th. 1813."

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Painted by Whitcombe. Engraved by T. Sutherland. From a painting in the possession of Captn. Maples. Published by Whitmore and Fenn, Septr. 1, 1818.

1818
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 235. Mezzotint: "The Pelican Sloop of War, Capt. Maples, Rakeing & Capturing the American brig Argus, on the 14 of Augt. 1813…"

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Artist and engraver not named. Published by W.B. Walker, London.

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Folder: FF-29 Print No. 236. Engraved map: "Map of New London and its vicinity Exhibiting the situation of the Harbour, Forts, Frigates, &c."

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Engraved and printed by A. Doolittle, New Haven, Augt. 20th, 1813. Blockaded American ships in Thames River.

1813
Folder: FF-33 Print No. 237. Engraving: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, September the 10th. 1813…"

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Drawn by J.J. Barralet. Engraved by B. Tanner. Published November 1, 1814 by B. Tanner, Philadelphia. Copyrighted October 14, 1814, by Benjamin Tanner. First state, with earlier publication date than named in No. 238 post (not in N-YHS collection).

1814
Folder: FF-21 Print No. 239. Engraving: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, September the 10th. 1813…"

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Drawn by J.J. Barralet. Engraved by B. Tanner. Published November 1, 1814 by B. Tanner, Philadelphia. Copyrighted October 14, 1814, by Benjamin Tanner. Third state, omitting publication line.

1814
Folder: FF-3 Print No. 240. Engraving: "Key to B. Tanner's Print of Perry's Victory."

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Artist and engraver not named. Outline engraving of action, with a key and extracts from Commodore Perry's official letter. Issued to accompany No. 237 supra.

Folder: FF-30 Print No. 241. Engraving: "This representation of the Battle on Lake Erie, is respectfully inscribed, to Commodore Perry, his Officers and gallant Crews; By their humble Servant, James Webster. Fought Sept. 10, 1813."

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Drawn by Sully and Kearny. Engraved by Murray, Draper Fairman and Co. Published July 26, 1815, at Philadelphia by Murray, Draper Fairman & Co. and J. Webster. Copyrighted July 26, 1815. First state. One of a pair of prints.

1815
Folder: FF-30 Print No. 242. Engraving: "This representation of the Battle on Lake Erie is respectfully inscribed to Commodore Perry his Officers and gallant Crews By their humble Servant, James Webster. Fought Sept. 10. 1813. Second View"

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Drawn by Sully and Kearny. Etched by C. Tiebout & engraved by G. Murray. Printed by Rogers and Esler. Published at Philadelphia July 26, 1815, by Murray Draper Fairman & Co. and J. Webster. Copyrighted July 26, 1815. First state. The second of a pair of prints in black and white.

1815
Folder: FF-21 Print No. 243. Engraving: "The Battle on Lake Erie. Fought Sept. 10. 1813. First View."

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Drawn by Sully and Kearny. Engraved by Murray, Draper Fairman and Co. Published by William Smith, Philadelphia. Second state. The first of a pair of prints published by William Smith. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-30 Print No. 245. Engraving, colored: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie".

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Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by A. Lawson. Printed by B. Rogers. Published by Joseph Delaplaine. First state.

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Folder: FF-21 Print No. 246. Engraving: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie".

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Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by A. Lawson. Printed by C. Quig. Second state, published by H. Quig.

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Folder: FF-30 Print No. 247. Engraving, colored: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie".

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Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by A. Lawson. Name of printer indistinct. Published by Wm. Smith, Philadelphia. Third state, published by Wm. Smith.

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Box: 2 Print No. 250. Engraving (colored): "Brilliant Victory!! Obtained by Commodore O.H. Perry over the British Fleet on Lake Erie, Commanded by Capt. Barclay, Septr. 10. 1813."

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Colored by hand. Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Mounted on frame. The Verso of Frame is in Folder 30.

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Folder: FF-30 Print No. 250. Verso of frame: fragmented page of a ship's log.

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See Box X for the print.

1824
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 251. Engraved American school sheet, inscribed "American Naval Victories"

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"American Naval Victories", with vignette below of the Battle on Lake Erie. Artist and engraver not named. Published by J. Tiebout, New York, December 1813. Printed by Riley & Adams.

1813
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 252. Engraved American School sheet, inscribed "American Naval Victories"

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"American Naval Victories", with oval view below of the Battle on Lake Erie. Drawn by W.B. Morgan. Engraved by A. Anderson. Published by J. Tiebout, New York.

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Folder: FF-8 Print No. 256. Engraving: "Commodore Perry's Victory, on Lake Erie, Over the British Fleet, commanded by Commodore Barclay, Sept. 10th. 1813".

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Artist and engraver not named. Published by A. Reed & Co. E. Windsor, Conn. April 1814.

1814
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 261. Lithograph: "Perry's Victory"

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Artist, lithographer and publisher not named.

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Folder: FF-8 Print No. 262A. Engraving: "Battle of Erie, 2nd. View"

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Engraved by I. Sanford. One of a pair of engravings printed on the same sheet. Illustration from The Life of Oliver Hazard Perry by John M. Niles, Hartford, 1820. 262A, B, C were framed as two prints and broadside together.

1820
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 262B. Engraving of group of four small oval bust portraits of Decatur, Porter, Bainbridge and Perry, inscribed "Naval Heros"

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Engraved by J.O. Lewis. Frontispiece from The Pride of Britannia Humbled by William Cobbett, Philadelphia 1815. 262A, B, C were framed as two prints and broadside together.

1815
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 262C. Broadside announcing Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, entitled "Most Glorious News!"

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"Most Glorious News!", dated Sept. 21, 1813. 262A, B, C were framed as two prints and broadside together.

1813
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 272. Lithograph: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie. Fought, Septr. 10th. 1813…"

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier. Signed on plate "N. Sarony."

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Folder: FF-8 Print No. 273. Lithograph: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie. Fought Sept. 10th 1813…"

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Lithographed and published by J. Baillie, New York, and J. Sowle, New Bedford, Mass. (See No. 651-- later state of 273)

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Folder: FF-8 Print No. 274. Lithograph: "Perry's Victory On Lake Erie. Fought Septr. 10th 1813…"

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Published by Kelloggs & Thayer, New York.

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Folder: FF-30 Print No. 280. Lithograph: "The Battle of Lake Erie, Commodore O.H. Perry's Victory. Gained, September 10th.. 1813."

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Lithographed and published by J. Perry Newell, Newport, R.I. Printed by J.H. Bufford's Sons, Boston. Copyrighted 1878 by J.P. Newell.

1878
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 283. Lithograph: "Death of Tecumseh. Battle Of The Thames Oct : 18 : 1813"

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier. Copyrighted 1841 by N. Currier.

1841
Folder: FF-30 Print No. 284. Lithograph, colored: "Battle Of The Thames Oct. 5th.. 1813…"

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Lithographed by E.W. Bouve, Boston. Copyrighted 1842 by Wm. Emmons. "Key" below picture.

1842
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 285. Engraving: "A Scene on Lake Ontario."

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Full title: "A Scene on Lake Ontario. United States Sloop of War Gen. Pike, Commodore Chauncey and the British Sloop of War Wolf, sir James Yeo, Preparing for action Sept. 28th. 1813". Engraved by R. Rawdon. Published and sold by Shelton & Kensett, Cheshire, Conn.

1813
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 287. Aquatint: "Peacock & L'Epervier"

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Drawn by T. Birch. Engraved by W. Strickland. Illustration from The Port Folio, July 1814. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-30 Print No. 291. Aquatint: "Plate 1. Attack on Fort Oswego, Lake Ontario, N. America. May 6th, 1814, Noon."

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Drawn by I. Hewett, Lt. Royal Marines. Dedicated to His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces, and those employ'd on the Expedition. Engraved by R. Havell. Published London, May 1, 1815. First of a pair of aquatints. No decisive naval action took place on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812, but the fleet of Sir James Yeo landed a British force which stormed and captured Fort Oswego on the southern shore of the lake on May 6, 1814. After taking over a quantity of naval stores and setting fire to the barracks, the British evacuated this American post two days later.

1815
Folder: FF-30 Print No. 292. Aquatint: "Plate 2. Storming Fort Oswego, by 2nd Battalion Royal Marines and a party of Seamen: 15 Min. past Twelve at Noon."

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Drawn by I. Hewett Lieut. Royal Marines. Dedication to His Majesty's Royal Marine Forces and those employed on the expeditionsame as above. Engraved by R. Havell. Published London, May 1, 1815. Second of a pair of aquatints.

1815
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 293. Aquatint: "Attack on Fort Oswego, on Lake Ontario, North America. May 6th, 1814."

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Drawn by Capt. Steele. Engraved by R. Havell & Son. Published April 8th 1817, for the Proprietor, by R. Havell, 3, Chapel Street, Tottenham Court Road. First of a pair of aquatints.

1814
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 294. Aquatint: "Storming Fort Oswego, on Lake Ontario, North America, May 6th, 1814."

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Drawn by Capt. Steele. Engraved by R. Havell & Son. Published April 8th 1817, for the Proprietor, by R. Havell, 3, Chapel Street, Tottenham Court Road. Second of a pair of aquatints.

1817
Folder: FF-30 Print No. 298. Engraving, colored: "Macdonough's Victory on Lake Champlain, and Defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb, Sept. 11th 1814."

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Painted by H. Reinagle. Engraved by B. Tanner. Printed by Rogers & Esler. Published 4th July 1816 by B. Tanner Engraver No. 74 South Eighth Street Philadelphia. Entered according to Act of Congress the 22nd day of May, 1816; by Benjamin Tanner of the State of Pennsylvania. First state. Published with the following engraved key and plan and action. (Nos. 299a & 299b).

1816
Folder: FF-8 Print No. 299A. "Key To B.Tanner's Print of Macdonough's Victory On Lake Champlain, and Defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb. September 11th 1814."

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This key contains engraved sketch of the scene depicted in foregoing print by Benjamin Tanner, with numerals on the face of sketch which are keyed to the names of ships and their commanders in text below this sketch. Extracts from Come. Macdonough's official Letter are also published. Companion to the below plan (299B). 299 A & B are a pair of engravings framed separately.

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Folder: FF-8 Print No. 299B. "Plan of the Siege of Plattsburg, and Capture of the British Fleet on Lake Champlain. The 11th Septr. 1814. To Accompany B.Tanner's Print of Macdonough's Victory."

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Plan shows location of American and British forces in vicinity of Plattsburg during action on land, and position of American and British ships at naval engagement in Bay of Plattsburg. Companion to foregoing key (299A). (See No. 653A & B -- duplicates of 299A & B.) 299 A & B are a pair of engravings framed separately.

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Folder: FF-20 Print No. 300. Engraving: "Macdonough's Victory on Lake Champlain, and Defeat of the British Army At Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb, Septr. 11th 1814."

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Painted by H. Reinagle. Engraved by B. Tanner. Second state, without publication and copyright data. In colors.

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Folder: FF-20 Print No. 301. Engraving: "Macdonough's Victory on Lake Champlain, and Defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb, Septr. 11th 1814."

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Painted by H. Reinagle. Engraved by B. Tanner. Same as foregoing print, except in black and white.

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Folder: FF-12 Print No. 308. Lithograph: "M'Donough's Victory On Lake Champlain. After an Action of 2 Hours & 2 Minutes."

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Below is a statement of the armaments and the losses of the two fleets. Published by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y. Different view from that in preceding print. Copyrighted 1846.

1846
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 309. Lithograph: "M'Donough's Victory On Lake Champlain. after an action of 2 hours, & 2 minutes."

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At left: "American Force – 14 vessels carrying 86 Guns & 820 Men. Loss – 52 killed, 58 wounded." At right: "British Force – 17 vessels, carrying 95 Guns, & 1050 men. Loss – 84 killed, 110 wounded." Lithographed and published by Sarony & Major, 99 Nassau near Fulton St., N. York. Copyrighted 1846.

1846
Folder: FF-15 Print No. 318. Aquatint: "A View of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry..."

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Full title: "A View of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the Observatory, under the Command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn, on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814, which lasted 24 hours & thrown from 1500, to 1800 shells. in the Night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss." Engraved by J. Bower, Philadelphia. Copy Right Secured. Bombardment of Fort McHenry on night of September 13, 1814 was the occasion for the composition of our national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner".

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Folder: FF-20 Print No. 319. Aquatint: [Attack against Fort McHenry, near Baltimore on September 14, 1814].

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No title. Aquatinted by J. Hill. Proof before title. Undated.

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Folder: FF-12 Print No. 320. Lithograph: "The American Privateer 'General Armstrong' Capt. Sam C. Reid..."

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Full title: "The American Privateer 'General Armstrong' Capt. Sam C. Reid. In the Harbor of Fayol (Azores) Octr. 26th 1814. Repulsing the attack of 14 boats containing 400 men from the British Ships 'Plantagenet 74' 'Rota' 44 and 'Carnation' 18 Guns. The 'General Armstrong' was 246 tons burthen Carried 6 Nine pounders and a 'Long' Tom (42 pounder,) amid ships and a crew of 90 men. The British loss was 120 killed and 130 wounded – Americans lost 2 killed and 7 wounded." Lithographed and published by N. Currier 152 Nassau Street, N.Y.

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Folder: FF-20 Print No. 323. Aquatint: "To the Captain, Officers, and Brave Crew of His Majesty's Frigate – Endymion – as an Humble Record of British Skill, and Valour. ..."

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Full title: "To the Captain, Officers, and Brave Crew of His Majesty's Frigate – Endymion – as an Humble Record of British Skill, and Valour. – This Representation of the Gallant Action on the 15th day of January with the United States Ship – President – commanded by Commodore Decatur is Respectfully Inscribed by their most Obedient Servant, Thomas Rickards." Drawn by an Officer of H.M.R.N. Aquatinted by Hill. Published London, May 1, 1815 by Thomas Rickards, 344, Strand. First state. Colored by hand.

1815
Folder: FF-20 Print No. 324. Aquatint: "To the Captain, Officers, and Brave Crew of His Majesty's Frigate – Endymion – as an Humble Record of British Skill, and Valour. ..."

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Aquatint with identical dedication which appears on foregoing print (Print No. 323) Drawn by an Officer of H.M.R.N. Aquatinted by Hill. Published London, 1838 by W. Deeley 6, Pleasant Place, Pentonville. Second state of foregoing print.

1838
Folder: FF-20 Print No. 326. Aquatint: "To Captain H. Hope, the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion,..."

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Full title: "To Captain H. Hope, the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion, This Print representing the Morning after the Action with the American United States Frigate, President, Jany. 16th 1815 – which lasted two Hours and a half – is respectfully Dedicated by their obedient humble Servants, J. Burr & G. Ballisat." Painted by T. Buttersworth, the particulars & position of the Ships, by Lieut. Ormond, of the Endymion. Engraved by J. Jeakes. Published London, June 1st, 1815, by J. Burr & G. Ballisat, Gracechurch Street. First state. Second of a pair of prints. (Duplicate of Print No. 656 post.)

1815
Folder: FF-20 Print No. 329. . Lithograph: "The Capture of the U.S. Frigate, President, by a British Squadron, under the command of Commodore Hayes, ..."

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Full title: "The Capture of the U.S. Frigate, President, by a British Squadron, under the command of Commodore Hayes, off the Coast of America, January 1815. To Captain Henry Robinson, this print is respectfully dedicated, by his sincere Friend, Captain Wm. Skiddy." Drawn and lithographed by Saml. Walters, Gt. George St., Liverpool, from a sketch by Capt. Wm. Skiddy. Day & Haghe, Lithographers to the Queen. Undated.

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Folder: FF-12 Print No. 330. Engraving: "A View of the Gallant Action between His Majesty's Ship the Endymion and the United States Ship the President."

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Artist and engraver not named. Published Feby. 24. 1815 by J. Evans and Son No. 42 Long Lane West Smithfield.

1815
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 331. Engraved English school sheet. Inscribed at top: "British Valour."

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Poem in center entitled: "Hatred of Sin." Below inscription is large rectangular engraving, entitled: "Capture of the United States Frigate President Commodore Decatur By the Endymion Frigate Captain Hope after an anxious chase of eighteen hours and a desperate fight of Two hours and a half Jany. 15, 1815. American Force 60 Guns 490 Men British Force 48 Guns 340 Men." Artist and engraver not named. Undated. Published by J. Fairburn, Junr. Fountain Court, Minories, sold also by Campante & Whitrow Jewry Street.

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Folder: FF-15 Print No. 335. Print, portrait and letter framed together: (a) Woodcut: "The Constitution Taking The Cyane And Levant." (b) Engraving: "Charles Stewart Esqr. Of the United States Navy." ( c) Letter: Below the portrait is autographed letter from Charles Stewart, Commandant of the U.S. Naval Yard at Philadelphia.

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Woodcut: Artist and engraver not named. Third state. Illustration from a late edition of "The Naval Monument".

Portrait Engraving: Painted by Wood. Engraved by Goodman for "The Analectic Magazine and Naval Chronicle". Published by M. Thomas. First state, Dec. 1815.

Letter: Letter reads: "You will please to discharge Samuel Howell a minor after receiving back the money advanced to him and the amt of any supplies furnished him Your obdt Serv C. Stewart." Letter was written by Stewart upon the face of a communication to him signed by J.K. Paulding, Secretary of the Navy. Stewart was commander of famous frigate "Constitution" in her last great engagement of the War of 1812, fought off Madeira on February 20, 1815.

1838
Box: 2 Print No. 345. Broadside of the War of 1812, entitled: "Record of Five Splendid Naval Victories, Successively obtained by the Gallant Navy of the United States Over the British Vessels of War Guerriere, Frolic, Macedonian, Java and Peacock."

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In center at top, below inscription, is woodcut of American frigate. No publisher or date given. Mounted on a board.

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Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section I. Privateer Actions
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 353. Aquatint: "A View of his Majesty's Brigg Observer, commanded by Lieut. John Crymes..."

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"A View of his Majesty's Brigg Observer, commanded by Lieut. John Crymes (to whom This print is Inscribed) Engageing the American Privateer Ship Jack, John Ropes Commander, (by Night) on the 29th of May 1782, off the Harbour of Halifax Nova Scotia. The Observer brought the Jack to Action at Nine o'Clock in the Evening, the engagement continued warm on both sides till near Midnight when the Jack struck her Colours, having her Captain & 14 Men killed, with 9 wounded, the Observer 3 killed, her Commander & 7 wounded." Robert Dodd fecit. Published London, September 1st, 1784, by Robert Dodd, No. 32 Edgware Road. Signature"R. Dodd" in lower left hand corner of print. Privateers played an important role in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. More than 700 American privateers were at sea at various times during the Revolutionary War, and captured or destroyed about 600 British vessels.

1784
Folder: FF-20 Print No. 354. Engraving: "A View of his Majesty's Ship Mediator Commanded by the Honble. James Luttrell, ..."

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Full title: "A View of his Majesty's Ship Mediator Commanded by the Honble. James Luttrell, Attacking Five Sail of the Enemy on the 12th of Decr. 1782, & throwing their Line into Confusion whereby Two of them was Captured; Viz: the Menagere the size of a Sixty Four Gun Ship, Arm'd en Flute; and the Alexander of 28 guns." Painted by Robert Dodd. Engraved by John Peltro. Published London, Septr. 18th 1783 by John Harris Sweetings Alley Cornhill.

1783
Folder: FF-20 Print No. 355. Engraving: "This Representation of His Majesty's Ship Mediator of 44 Guns Commanded by the Honourable Capt. James Luttrell. ..."

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Full title: "This Representation of His Majesty's Ship Mediator of 44 Guns Commanded by the Honourable Capt. James Luttrell. Bearing down at Sunrise, on the Morning of the 12th of December 1782, to Attack Five Sail of the Enemy Mounting in all 130 Guns forming in a Line of Battle to prepare for Action." "This Plate is (by permission) Most humbly Dedicated to His Royal Highness Henry Frederick Duke of Cumberland, Admiral of the White &c. &c. by His Royal Highness's most devoted and most obliged humble Servants, Robert Pollard and Robert Wilkinson." No. 1 Painted by D. Serres Esqr. R.A., and engraved by R. Pollard. "D Serres, 1783" in lower right-hand corner of engraved surface. Published London, January 3, 1784, by R. Pollard and R. Wilkinson. First of a set of three engravings of this privateer action, colored by hand. (Print Nos. 355, 356, 357).

1784
Folder: FF-19 Print No. 356. Engraving: "This Representation of His Majesty's Ship Mediator of 44 Guns Commanded by the Honourable Capt. James Luttrell...."

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Second of set of three engravings of the privateer action (Print Nos. 355, 356, 357). See No. 355 for full title. Published London, June 4, 1784, by R. Wilkinson and R. Pollard. Colored by hand.

1784
Folder: FF-19 Print No. 357. Engraving: "This Representation of His Majesty's Ship Mediator of 44 Guns Commanded by the Honourable Capt. James Luttrell. ..."

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Third of a set of three engravings of the privateer action (Print Nos. 355, 356, 357). See No. 355 for full title. Published London, March 15, 1784, by R. Wilkinson and R. Pollard. Colored by hand.

1784
Folder: FF-19 Print No. 357A. Engraving: "This Representation of His Majesty's Ship Mediator of 44 Guns Commanded by the Honourable Capt. James Luttrell. ..."

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Same print (Print No. 357) in black & white.

1784
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 358. Aquatint: "A View of the American Merchant Ship Planter..."

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Full title: "A View of the American Merchant Ship Planter, beating off a French National Privateer of 22 Guns July 10th 1799. The Ships fought for two Glasses and a half, when the French Privateer sheared off to repair damages, and in one Glass return'd with his Bloody Flag hoisted, with intention to Board, but was repulsed with great Slaughter – The Action lasted five Glasses and a half, when the Privateer was completely Beat off." Inscribed at right under the view: "Planter, Captn. John Watts 18 Guns & 43 Men out of which 4 was Killed & Wounded." Artist and engraver not named. Published London, October 1, 1800, by John Fairburn. Companion to print of the "Constellation" capturing the French frigate "L'Insurgente", published simultaneously by John Fairburn (No. 98).

1800
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 359. Aquatint: "The Cambrian of Boston, Willm. Marshall Master, beating off a French Cutter Privateer, on 23 October 1804."

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Josh. Cartwright del 1804. Engraved by W. Barnard. Published Boston, February 12, 1805, by C. Cave. This aquatint is unusual in that it was published in America at such an early date and possesses so much quality and charm.

1805
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 360. Aquatint: "The Capture of the Gipsey Schooner of New York on the 30th of April 1812, by H.M. Ships Hermes and Belle Poule..."

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Full title: "The Capture of the Gipsey Schooner of New York on the 30th of April 1812, by H.M. Ships Hermes and Belle Poule In the Middle of the Atlantic Ocean, after a Chase of three days and nights; she was bound from New York to Bordeaux with a Cargo Value of 50,000 L. The Schooner was a most superb Vessel of 300 Tons burthen carried Ten 18 lb. Carronades and one long 18 pound swivel between her main & foremast with a complement of 80 Men & 2 Ferocious Dogs. She had twice surrender'd to the Hermes previous to falling in with the Belle Poule & endeavoured to effect her escape each time by hauling off on a different tack, while the ship was in the act of taking in sail & rounding to. The crew of the American made a desperate effort to regain possession of their Vessel after being boarded by the boats of the Hermes by 20 Armed Men and the Two Dogs suddenly assailing them, which after a severe struggle were overpowered." Painted by W.J. Huggins, Marine Painter to His Majesty, for Charles Augustus Manning, Esqre., from a design by Captn. Philip Browne, R.N. Commander of H.M.S. Hermes. Engraved by C. Rosenberg. Second state, correcting names of British ships and last line of inscription.

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Folder: FF-12 Print No. 361. Aquatint: "To Frances Freeling Esqr. Secretary to the General Post Office This Plate representing the situation of H.M. Packet Hinchinbrook..."

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Full title: "To Frances Freeling Esqr. Secretary to the General Post Office This Plate representing the situation of H.M. Packet Hinchinbrook at the close of an Engagement with the American Privateer, Grand Turk of Salem, on the 1: of May 1814. – The action commenced at 5 hrs : 20 min. P.M. and continued until 7 hrs. 30 min. within pistol shot, during which the Enemy twice laid the Packet abroad but was beaten off; after the failure of the second attempt, the Hinchinbrook obtained a raking position, disabled and obliged the Privateer to sheer off Is very respectfully dedicated by his most obedt. Humble Servt. Willm. James Commr." Statement of the force, armament and losses of each ship below the view at the sides. Drawn by W.I. Pocock. Engraved by Baily. Published February 1, 1819, by Messrs. Colnaghi & Co.

1819
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 364. Lithograph: "Combat De La Corvette Anglaise La Vénus contre une frégate Americaine."

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"No. 34" in upper margin. F. Perrot del. Imp. de Lemercier, Benard et Cie.. Published by Victor Delarue, Paris. First state.

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Folder: FF-12 Print No. 365. Engraving: "A 38 Gun Frigate Bringing too an American schooner."

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Drawn by C + L-R.N. Engraved by R. Pollard. Published February 1, 1815, by S. Knight.

1815
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section J. Miscellaneous Naval Prints
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 366. Mezzotint: "Paul Jones shooting a Sailor who had attempted to strike his Colours in an Engagement."

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From the Original Picture by John Collet, in the possession of Carington Bowles. Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London. Published as the Act directs, 2d: Decr. 1779.

1779
Folder: FF-15 Print No. 367. Mezzotint: "Capt. Paul Jones shooting a Sailor who had attempted to strike his Colours in an Engagement."

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Artist and engraver not named. Colored by hand. Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, Map & Printsellers, London, as the Act directs, January 1, 1780.

1780
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 368. Engraving: "Paul Jones the English Corsair shooting his Lieutenant for attempting to strike his Colours."

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Artist, engraver and publisher not named. A book illustration.

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Folder: FF-12 Print No. 370. Handwritten poem of fifty lines, entitled "Paul Jones's Victory."

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With drawing of a frigate at top. Signed. "Erastus Gallup Groton 17th January 1814."

1814
Folder: FF-12 Print No. 373A. Engraving: "Capture Of The British Frigate Gurriere By The U.S. Frigate Constitution. Vol. 1. page. 334."

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T. Birch A.C.S.A. D. Kimberly Sc. 373A & B (Print and statute) framed together.

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Folder: FF-12 Print No. 373B. Contemporary official copy of an Act of Congress

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Contemporary official copy of an Act of Congress adopted at the first session of the Fourth Congress of the United States held at Philadelphia and approved on April 20, 1796, by George Washington … authorizing the President of the United States "to continue the construction and equipment, (with all convenient expedition) of two frigates of forty-four and one frigate of thirty-six guns." (Constitution, Constellation & U.S.) 373A & B (print and statute) framed together.

Folder: FF-12 Print No. 375. Engraving: "Preparation for War to defend Commerce. The Swedish Chuch Southwark with the building of the Frigate Philadelphia."

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Drawn Engraved & Published by W. Birch and Son. Sold by R. Campbell & Co., Philadelphia, 1800. First state.

1800
Folder: FF-9 Print No. 376. Water color painting of the U.S. frigate "Philadelphia."

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Artist not known. Initials "AP" on a floating keg at right.

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Folder: FF-15 Print No. 379. Engraving: "U.S. Frigate Constitution, of 44 Guns."

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Drawn by Wm. Lynn. A Bowen Sc. Published Boston by Wm. Lynn. A scarce early print of "Old Ironsides". Reproduced on cover of "The United States Navy 1776 to 1815", The Grolier Club, New York, 1942 (Irving S. Olds, author).

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 381B. Engraving: "La Fregate des Etats-Unis d'Amérique, le President, venant d'appareiller, avec des ris dans les Huniers."

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Another state of No. 381A (not in N-YHS collection), with the same title. Number "13" omitted from upper right-hand corner. Dessine et Grave par Baugean.

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Folder: FF-19 Print No. 382. Lithograph: "U.S. Frigate Constitution."

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Drawn by William Marsh, Jr. On stone by James Kidder. Senefelder Litho. Co. Portside view of the "Constitution", with mainsails partially furled. First state.

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Folder: FF-19 Print No. 383. Lithograph: "U.S. Frigate Constitution."

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Drawn by William Marsh, Jr. Pendleton Lith. John Pendleton of Boston introduced lithography into the United States in 1825. Second state of foregoing print. (Print No.382) .

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 386. Lithograph: "U.S. Frigate Constitution."

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Lithographed and published by J. Baillie, New York. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 390. Lithograph: "U.S. Frigate Constitution. Malta, Febr. 22nd 1838."

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Painted by J. Evans. On stone by A. Newsam. P.S. Duval, Lith. Philada. U.S. Military Magazine, Army & Navy, Vol. 2nd. Second state of the foregoing lithograph, without part of title reading: "Bearing the Pendant of Come. Jesse Duncan Elliott." Illustration from "U.S. Military Magazine", published by Huddy & Duval, Philadelphia.

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Folder: FF-19 Print No. 395. Engraving: "An Improved Map of the United States by Shelton & Kensett."

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Engraved by A. Doolittle New Haven and T. Kensett Cheshire. At top: "Copy right secured, & entered according to Act of Congress July 6th 1813." Seven small vignettes of naval engagements of the War of 1812. First state. Subsequent states of this map contain nine and ten small vignettes of American naval actions of the War of 1812, respectively. Inhabitants and major produce is listed by state.

1813
Folder: FF-19 Print No. 396. Aquatint: "Sprigs of Laurel."

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Drawn and engraved by W. Strickland. Published by John Kneass, Philadelphia. Large view of "Perry's Victory" at top, below which are eight rectangular views of naval engagements or incidents of the War of 1812.

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Box: 2 Print No. 396. Aquatint: "Sprigs of Laurel".

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Drawn and engraved by W. Strickland. Published by John Kneass, Philadelphia. Large view of "Perry's Victory" at top, below which are eight rectangular views of naval engagements or incidents of the War of 1812. This is a second copy mounted on a board.

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 400. French aquatint "Le Fregate A Vapeur Le Fulton, manoeuvrant dans la Rade de New-Yorck…"

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Artist and engraver not named. In black and white. Undated. Published by Ostervald l'aíné, Paris.

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 402. Engraving: "View of the Wreck of the Steam Frigate Fulton 1st Exploded June 4th 1829."

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From a Sketch by G.W. Teubner. Engraver and publisher not named. Partially colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-19 Print No. 407. Engraving: "In memory of Commodore Oliver H. Perry, who captured the British Squadron on Lake Erie, Septr. 10th 1813."

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On base of monument: "Sacred to the Memory of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, of the United States Navy; Who departed this Life August 23rd 1819, Aged 34 Years." Drawn by E.C. Brenton. Engraved by W.H. Bassett & A. Willard. Copyrighted, February 5, 1820.

1820
Folder: FF-9 Print No. 409. Aquatint: "Action of Quallah Battoo..."

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Full title: "Action of Quallah Battoo, As Seen From The Potomac At Anchor In The Offing; J. Downes Esq. Commander. Feb. 5 1832." Aquatinted by G.G. Smith, Boston. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 410. Lithograph: "This View of the Opening of the Dry Dock U.S. Navy Yard Gosport..."

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Full title: "This View of the Opening of the Dry Dock U.S. Navy Yard Gosport, is Very Respectfully Dedicated to Loammi Baldwin Esq. By his very Obedient Servant, Joseph Goldsborough Bruff." "Delaware" entering the dry dock. Drawn on Stone by G. Lehman from a Sketch by J.G. Bruff. Childs & Inman's Lith. Philadelphia. One of a pair of lithographs, the other also depicting the U.S.S. "Delaware", but inside of the dry dock.

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 413. French lithograph: "Vaisseau À Deux Ponts Américain. Scènes Maritimes."

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Cassé frères, à St. Gaudens. Gadola à Lyon – (Déposé) View of an American frigate pursuing and firing on a three-masted vessel of Tripolitan rig.

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 414. French lithograph: "Frègate Des États-Unis dématée de son mat de misaine"

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F. Perrot del. "No. 36" in margin. Paris, L. Turgis, Jne. View of a naval action between four frigates. The foremast of an American frigate falls in a close engagement with a French ship, shown in the foreground. Another state of this print with the same title was published by Victor Delarue et Cie, Paris. (No. 662, not in N-YHS collection)

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 415. Aquatint: "A View of An Homeward-Bound American Ship taking her departure from the Lands End."

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Designed & Engraved by W. Elmes. Published March 6, 1797, by John Fairburn 146 Minories London.

1797
Folder: FF-9 Print No. 416. Lithograph: "The American Tar. 'Do'nt Give Up The Ship'."

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier, New York, 1845.

1845
Folder: FF-9 Print No. 417. Lithograph: "Harry Bluff."

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Below the title is a "Sea Song" as follows: In battle he fell, when in Victory crown'd, The Flag shot away, fell in atters around__ The foe thought he'd struck, when he cried out _ Avast! And the colors of Columbia he nail'd to the mast, And he died like a true Yankee Sailor.

Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 152 Nassau St. N.Y.

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Folder: FF-9 Print No. 418. Engraving: "America. Amerique."

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Ap. Theodorum Viero Venetiis cum Prvil. Ecc. Sen. Anno 1791.

1791
Folder: FF-15 Print No. 422. U.S. Ship Stamps.

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Set of twenty-four mint Commemorative United States Postage Stamps concerning ships, mounted in a decorative hand-colored panel, entitled "U.S. Ship Stamps", inscribed in a box under a drawing of a frigate.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 423. Lithograph: "Oct. 15. 1805. – Brig Blown Up by Fulton's Torpedo and her annihilation complete"

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Designed by Fulton. L.N. Rosenthal's lith. Philada.

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Folder: FF-19 Print No. 424. Aquatint: "This representation of His Majesty's Ship Majestic, 57 Guns, John Hayes, Esq. Captain, ..."

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Full title: "This representation of His Majesty's Ship Majestic, 57 Guns, John Hayes, Esq. Captain, meeting with Two French Frigates, an American Private Ship of War, a Spanish Lima Ship, -& a Brig on the 3rd of Feby. 1814, in Latde.. 37. N. and Longde.. 20. W. – and Capturing one of the Frigates: - Is by Gracious Permission, dedicated to His Most Excellent Majesty William IVth by His Majesty's Faithful Subject & Servant, John Hayes, Capt. R.N. C. B." Painted by Gilbert. Engd. By C. Hunt. (Ackermann & Co Exect)

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Folder: FF-19 Print No. 425. Aquatint: "Defeat of the British Army, ..."

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Full title: "Defeat of the British Army, 12,000 strong, under the Command of Sir Edward Packenham, in the attack of the American Lines defended by 3,600 Militia, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, January 8the 1815, on Chalmette plain, five miles below New Orleans, on the left bank of the Mississipi." (At the left) "Drawn on the Field of Battle, and painted by Hthe Laclotte, archt and assist. Engineer in the Louisiana Army. the Year 1815." At the right is a similar title and inscription in French. Desine par Hche. Laclotte. Grave par P.L. Debucourt.

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Folder: FF-5 Print No. 426. Aquatint: "Battle Of New Orleans And Defeat of the British under the Command of Sir Edward Packenham. By Genl. Andrew Jackson 8th. Jany. 1815."

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At left: "American force 6700 Militia. 7 Killed 6 Wounded." At right: "British force 14000 Regulars. Killed and Wounded 2600." Drawn by S. Seymour. Engraved by J.W. Steel. Published by Wm. H. Morgan No. 114 Chestnut St. Philadelphia.

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Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section K. Caricatures of War of 1812
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 429. Etching: Caricature by William Charles, entitled: "A Wasp taking a Frolick Or a Sting for Johnny Bull."

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Wm Charles Del et Sculp. Standing figure of John Bull, sword in right hand, stung through his middle by the tail of a wasp, with poem below.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 430. Etching: Caricature by William Charles, entitled: "Johnny Bull in a Fret..."

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Full title: "Johnny Bull in a Fret Oh these Wasps & Hornets! the dreadful little Insects, how they Sting! Oh woe is me! why did I disturb Their Nest!!" Pubd. at 72 Chestnut St Phila. Standing, stamping figure of John Bull, pursued by seven wasps and hornets.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 433. . Engraving: "The Shannon commanded by Capt, Broke..."

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Full title: "The Shannon commanded by Capt. Broke engageing and capturing the Chesapeake american Frigate, Capt, Lawrence. in sight of Boston June 1st 1813 this gallant action was terminated in 15 mins capt Broke boarding at the head of a body of his crew. the american mounted 24 pounders (the Shannon but 18) is 140 tons larger, and contained 110 more men than the British. capt. Lawrence died of his wounds soon after she struck – a Subject we hope Mr Maddison will not forget to mention the next meeting of Congress." Caricature. Artist and engraver not named. Pubd. July 1813 by S. Knight No 3 Sweetings Alley RE

1813
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 434. Engraving: "British Valour and Yankee Boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake."

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G. Cruikshank fect. Pubd September 1st 1813 for the Proprietor of Town Talk – Caricature, depicting the boarding of the Chesapeake by the crew of the Shannon.

1813
Folder: - Olds Catalogue Section L. Portraits of Naval Commanders
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 437. Lithograph: "Com. William Bainbridge. of the U.S. Navy. Born 1774 – Died 1833 – Aged 59."

Scope and Contents

J.W. Jarvis, pinxt. Litho. of Endicott. Litho. and Published by G. Endicott, 359, Broadway, N.Y.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 438A. Two portraits framed together: (A) Engraving: "Commodore Bainbridge Captur'd and destroyd the Java".

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G. Delleker Sc. Published by J. Kneass 125 Market St Phila. Ribbon in tribute below portrait reads, "Avast! Boys She's Struck!"

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 438B. Two portraits framed together: (B) Aquatint: "Captain I. Hull Eluded the British Fleet July 1812 – Captured the Guerriere Aug. 1812."

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Aquatinted by W. Strickland. Published by John Kneass Phila. Ribbon in tribute below portrait reads, "First in Victory First in Battle."

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 441. Engraving: "Commodore John Barry".

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Stuart pinx. Edwin sc. Illustration from "The Port Folio", July 1813.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 443. Engraving: "Commodore Chauncey of Lake Ontario".

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Pub. by P. Price Jr. Philada. First state, with name of publisher. Ribbon in tribute under portrait reads, "Hero of Lake Ontario".

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 444. Portrait and letter framed together: (a) Engraving: "Commodore Chauncey". (b) Autograph letter, dated June 10, 1834.

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Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Cut out copy of print, omitting "of Lake Ontario" from the title. Second state, omitting "Pub. by P. Price Jr. Philada." Autographed letter reads, "High esteem for the Father and warm wishes for the happiness of the fair daughter are cherished by I. Chauncey".

1834
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 446. Lithograph: Reproduction of the rare copper-plate engraving of Commodore Stephen Decatur, engraved by J.O. Lewis after a drawing by G. Strickland.

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A reduced facsimile of the original of this print appears as the frontispiece of "American Engravers upon Copper and Steel" by Mantle Fielding, Philadelphia 1917 (No. 713, not in N-YHS collection).

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 447. Engraving: [Stephen Decatur] No title.

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Drawn & engrd. by St. Memin Philadelphia.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 448A. Portrait and letter framed together: (A) Lithograph: "Commodore J.D. Elliott."

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J.W. Orr N.Y.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 448B. . Portrait and letter framed together: (B) Autograph letter.

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Dated Carlisle, April 22, 1828, addressed by J.D. Elliott to Hon. Saml. L. Southard, Secretary of the Navy.

1828
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 449. Mezzotint: "Commodore Hopkins, Commander in Chief of the American Fleet."

Scope and Contents

Publish'd as the Act directs 22, Augt. 1776. by Thos. Hart London. First state, including "London" in publication data.

1776
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 450. Mezzotint: "Commodore Hopkins, Commander in Chief of the American Fleet."

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Publish'd as the Act directs 22 Augt. 1776 by Thos. Hart. Second state, omitting "London" from publication data.

1776
Folder: FF-15 Print No. 451. Mezzotint: "Commodore Hopkins, Commander in Chief of the American Fleet."

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Ioh. Martin Will excudit Aug. Vend. Publish'd as the Act directs 22. Augt. 1776 by Thos. Hart London.

1776
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 452. Mezzotint: "Admiral Hopkins Commandeur en Chef, de la Flotte Americaine des XIII. Provinces unies."

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Peint par Wilckenson a Boston. Se vend a Londres chez. Thom. Hart. Second state, with spelling of "Commendeur" corrected.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 454. Mezzotint: "This Portrait of Captn. Isaac Hull, of the United States Navy..."

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Full title: "This portrait of Captn. Isaac Hull, of the United States Navy, also the representation of the most interesting scene during the Action, between the United States Frigate Constitution, and his Britannic Majesty's Frigate Gurriere, is most respectfully dedicated to the People of the United States, by their fellow Citizen, T.W. Freeman." Gilbert Stuart Esqr. Pinxit. Freeman, Excudit. The Vignette, from an Original Drawing, under the direction of Captn. Hull. Published at Philadelphia, & Entered according to Act of Congress, the 1st day of February 1813, by Freeman & Pierie, of the State of Pennsylvania. Large portrait of Isaac Hull at top. Vignette below of the engagement between the "Constitution" and the "Guerriere". First state, dedicated by T.W. Freeman.

1813
Folder: FF-14 Print No. 457. Mezzotint: "Iohn Paul Iones, Commander of a Squadron in the Service of The Thirteen United States of North America, 1779."

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Artist, engraver and publisher not named. A British print attributed to Richard Brookshaw.

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Folder: FF-14 Print No. 459. Mezzotint: "Iohann Paul Iones, Befehlshaber einer Schwadron in Diensten Der 13. Vereinigten Provinzen Von Nord – Amerika, 1779."

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I.E. Haid Sculp. zu finden in Augsburg bey I. I. Haid u. Sohn.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 460. Mezzotint: "Capt. John Paul Jones, Commander of a Squadron of Ships in the Service of France and America."

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Done from an Original, designed at Amsterdam. London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, Map & Printsellers, No. 53, Fleet Street; as the Act directs, 7th. Feby. 1780.

1780
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 461. Engraving: "John Paul Jones".

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Tels hommes rarement se peuvent presenter, Et quand le Ciel des donne, il faut en profiter. Moliere. Gloire du Val de grace. Dessine d'apres nature au mois de May 1780 par J.M. Moreau le Jeune Grave a l'Eauforte par J.M. Moreau le Je. Termine au burin par J.B. Fosseyeux 1781. Beauble scripsit. A Paris chez l'Auteur rue du Coq St. Honore, pres. Le Louvre. A.P.D.R.

1781
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 462. Engraving: "John Paul Jones. Commodore au Service des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique, tel qu'il etait dans le combat du 23. 7bre 1779, contre le Comodore Pearson. son Vaisseau le bon home Richard montait 40. canons. …."

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Dessine par C:J: Notte. Grave par Carl Guttenberg, a Paris chez Guttenberg rue St. Hyacinthe la 2me porte par la place St Michel. Undated. Autographed by C. Guttenberg.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 463. Mezzotint: "Iohn Paul Iones, Commodore au Service des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique, tel qu'il etait dans le combat du 22 Fbre 1779. contre le Capt. Pearson, son Vaisseau le bon home Richard montait 40. canons. …"

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Dessine par C.F. Notte. se vende chez F.M. Will. a Augsbourg.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 464. Engraving: "The Celebrated Paul Jones."

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Artist, engraver and publisher not named. A rare contemporary portrait of Jones, imaginary in character, undoubtedly published in England.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 467. Engraving: "Paul Jones the Pirate."

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Artist and engraver not named. Pub. by A. Park, 47, Leonard St. Tabernacle Walk, London.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 468. Engraving: "Mr. Goff as Paul Jones."

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"No. 98" in lower left-hand margin. Artist and engraver not named. Publication line reading: "London, Published April. 9, 1832, by Orlando Hodgson, 10, Cloth Fair." is missing on this copy.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 475. Engraving: "Com. Thomas Macdonough Of The United States Navy."

Scope and Contents Note

Engraved by T. Gimbrede N. York. Second state, omitting the attribution of the drawing to Thomas Gimbrede. (See No. 779.)

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 477. Engraving: "Commodore McDonough." "82."

Scope and Contents Note

Designed and aquatinted by (no engraver named). Published by P. Price, Philadelphia. Second state according to Stauffer, the first state containing the name of the engraver.

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Folder: FF-5 Print No. 479. Engraving: "Comre. Oliver H. Perry of the U.S. Navy."

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Engraved by Thos. Gimbrede. Companion to the portrait of "Comre. Thomas Macdonough", engraved by Thomas Gimbrede and published by Michl. H. Bowyer (No. 476, not in N-YHS collection).

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 480. Engraving: "Comre. Oliver H. Perry."

Scope and Contents Note

Engraved by Henry Meyer from an original Picture by John W. Jarvis. Companion to the portrait of "Comre. Stephen Decatur", engraved by Henry Meyer (No. 445, not in N-YHS collection).

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 487. Engraving: [Thomas Truxtun]

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No title. Drawn and engraved by St. Memin, Philadelphia. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 489. Lithograph: "Naval Heroes of the United States. No. 1. Battle of Lake Erie."

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Oval portraits of Oliver H. Perry, James Lawrence, Stephen Decatur, David Porter, Johnston Blakeley and William Bainbridge around view in center of Perry's Victory on Lake Erie. Lithographed and published by N. Currier, New York. Copyrighted by N. Currier, New York, 1846.

1846
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 490. Lithograph: "Naval Heroes of the United States. No. 2. Battle of Lake Champlain."

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Oval portraits of Thomas Macdonough, Charles Stewart, Isaac Hull, Wm. Henry Allen, Jacob Jones and Joshua Barney around view in center of Macdonough's Victory on Lake Champlain. Lithographed and published by N. Currier, New York. Copyrighted by N. Currier, New York, 1846.

1846
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 491. Lithograph: "Naval Heroes of the United States. No. 3. Bon Homme Richard and Serapis."

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Oval portraits of John Paul Jones, Alexander Murray, Richard Dale, Nicholas Biddle, John Barry and Edward Preble around view in center of the engagement between the "Bon Homme Richard" and the "Serapis". Lithographed and published by N. Currier, New York. Copyrighted by N. Currier, 1846, New York.

1846
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 492. Lithograph: "Naval Heroes of the United States."

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Oval portraits of Perry, Decatur, Macdonough, Preble, Barney, Barry, Dale, and Bainbridge around view in center of a sailor nailing a flag to a mast. Kelloggs & Thayer, New York. Copyrighted by Kelloggs & Thayer, 1846, New York.

1846
Folder: FF-5 Print No. 493. Engraving: Sheet of twelve small engraved medallion portraits

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Twelve small engraved medallion portraits of "James Lawrence Esqr. Late of the United States Navy"; "Jacob Jones Esqr. of the United States Navy"; "Robert Fulton Esqr."; "Major Genl. Andrew Jackson"; "Isaac Hull Esqr. of the United States Navy"; "General Pike. Late of the United States Army"; "James Munroe President of the United States"; "William Bainbridge Esqr. of the United States Navy"; "Oliver H. Perry Esq. Minister Plenipotentiary of the U.S."; "Major Genl. Brown, U.S. Army"; and "Major Genl. Winfield Scott. of the United States Army", with two small circular engraved views of naval engagements below, inscribed: "The U.S. Frigate Constitution Isaac Hull Esqr. Commander Capturing His B.M.'s Frigate Guerriere August 19th. 1812", and "The U.S. Frigate United States Stephen Decatur Esqr. Commander Capturing His B.M's Frigate Macedonian October 25th. 1812." Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Undated. This sheet was published by Ch. Bance, Paris.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 494: Silhouettes. "Heroes of the War with England in 1812."

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Three silhouette portraits of: Capt. Wm. Vaughan, Sacketts Harbor, 1813; Brig. Gen. Zebulon M. Pike, 1813; Capt. Isaac Chauncey, Kingston Harbor, 1812. Title and identification in manuscript. "Three American officers prominent in the military and naval operations on Lake Ontario during the War of 1812." "Of contemporary origin."

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Folder: FF-5 Print No. 495. Aquatint: "John Pierce who was murdered..."

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"John Pierce who was murdered by a Shot from the Leander a British 50 Gun Ship fourth rate Commanded by Henry Whitby, the Cambrian of 44 Guns, & Driver of 20 Guns, within a quarter of a mile of Sandy Hook on Friday at 5. o.Clock P.M. 28th of April 1806. Design'd & Engraved by the Publisher Published According to Act of Congress by John James Barralet.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 496. Engraving: "Splendid Victories gained by the United States Frigates over the British since the commencement of the present War".

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Center of the print consists of three vertical oval panels containing views of actions between the "United States" and "Macedonian"; "Constitution" and "Guerriere"; and "Wasp" and "Frolic". The names of "Decatur", "Hull" and "Jones" are set forth on ribbons above the panels, the name of "Bainbridge" appearing below that of "Hull". At bottom of print is a statement giving dates, places of action, commanders and results. New Haven March 20th. 1813. Published by A. Doolittle Engraver.

1813
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 497. Engraving: "Le Fameux Commodor Paul Jones, Americain."

Scope and Contents Note

Artist and engraver not named. A Paris, chez Bonnet, rue St. Jacques, au coin de celle de la Parcheminerie.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 499. Etching: "Capt. Iohn Paul Iones,"

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Artist and engraver not named. An early Dutch print of Jones.

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Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (a) Views of New York City
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 501. Lithograph. "La Nouvelle Yorck."

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Full title: "La Nouvelle Yorck. Ville scitue dans l'Amerique septentrionale dans l'Isle de Manahatan pres l'embouchure du fleuve hudson, Les Hollandois commencerent a la batire en l'annee 1615 et la nommerent nouvelle Amsterdam, mais en 1666, il en furent prives par les Anglois, qui la nommerent la nouvelle Yorck." Printed in Paris by J. Chereau. At the top, printed from right to left - "Vue de la nouvelle Yorck"

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 504. Lithograph: "New York And The Narrows Taken Going Up The Hudson."

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L.E.F. Du Roos. fect. Printed by C. Hullmandel.

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Folder: FF-4 Print No. 505. Lithograph: "New York Bay. From the Telegraph Station."

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Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-5 Print No. 506. Lithograph: "View On The Harlem River, N.Y. The Highbridge In The Distance."

Scope and Contents Note

View of Macomb's Dam. Drawn by F.F. Palmer. Lithographed by Currier & Ives. Copyrighted, 1852. Second state. Colored by hand. Duplicate of No. 47 (not in N-YHS collection).

1852
Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (b) Revolutionary War
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 518. Engraved French representation of "Indépendance Des États-Unis."

Scope and Contents Note

Circular print in colors at top, containing stone monument inscribed: "L'Amérique Et Les Mers, Ô Louis! Vous Reconnaissent Pour Leur Libérateur", with small oval portraits on upper shaft of monument entitled: "Louis Seize", "Franklin" and "Waginston". Cock on blue globe decorated with fleur-de-lis at top of shaft. Palm trees and Indian maiden at right, with her left foot on the head of the British lion. Sea and sailing ships in background at left. Below the print is a two-column description in French of the Declaration of Independence. Duplessis Berteaux del. L. Roger Sculp. 1786. A Paris chez Blin, Imprimeur en Taille-Douce, Place Maubert, No. 17, vis-à-vis la rue des 3 Portes. A.P.D.R.

1786
Folder: FF-5 Print No. 522. Engraved map: "A Plan of New York Island with part of Long Island, Staten Island & East New Jersey

Scope and Contents Note

"A Plan of New York Island with part of Long Island, Staten Island & East New Jersey … Engagement on the Woody Heights of Long Island between Flatbush and Brooklyn on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's Forces, commanded by General Howe and the Americans under Major General Putnam…." Engraved & Publish'd … Octr 19th 1776 by Wm. Faden … Charing Cross, London.

1776
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 526. Engraving: "Saratoga. Le 17 Octobere 1777. le général Burgoine avec 6040 Soldats bien disciplinés met bas les armes devant les milices Americaines nouvellement tirees de l'Agriculture et conduite par Horatio Gates."

Scope and Contents Note

Description of campaign in French below the title. Dessiné par Fauvel Gravé par Godefroy de l'Academie Impériale et Royale de Vienne etc. Colored by hand.

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Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (c) Miscellaneous Historical Prints
Box: 1 Print No. 547. Painting: "Africa and America".

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Signed by T. Hinton, 44 well St. Two-section painting in colors on glass, inscribed "Africa" and "America". Africa represented by black woman; scarf in her left hand, curved bow in her right hand. Recumbent lion at her right. America represented by white woman holding American flag. Two frigates at left. Monument and urn at right with small portraits of Washington and Franklin.

1807 August 31
Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (e) Early Maps of America
Folder: FF-33 Print No. 572. Engraved map in colors of North America: "North America Divided into its principall Parts where are distinguished the severall States which belong to the English, Spanish and French."

Scope and Contents Note

Title continues, "To the Most Serene and Most Sacred Majesty of Charles II. By the Grace of God King of Great Brittain, France, and Ireland. This Map of North America is humbly Dedicated and Presented By Your Majesties Loyal Subject and Servant William Berry." Sold by William Berry at the Sign of The Globe between Charing Cross and White-Hall. 1680.

1680
Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (f) Portraits of George Washington and Views of Mount Vernon
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 579. Mezzotint: "George Washington, Esqr. General and Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in America."

Scope and Contents Note

Done from an Original Drawn from the Life by Alexr. Campbell of Williamsburgh in Virginia. Published as the Act directs. 9 Septr. 1775 by C. Shepherd. Portrait of Washington with drawn sword astride a prancing horse. Battle in distance at right. Colored by hand. Hart 721. Baker 46. This print, published in London about two months after Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Mass., on July 3, 1775, is one of two portraits of Washington published the same day by C. Shepherd, London, which are the earliest dated engraved portraits of Washington. A copy of this print was sent to Mrs. Washington by Gen. Joseph Reed, President of the Continental Congress. George Washington, under date of January 31, 1776, replied: "Mrs. Washington desires I will thank you for the picture sent her. Mr. Campbell, whom I never saw to my knowledge, has made a very formidable figure of the Commander-in-Chief, giving him a sufficient portion of terror in his countenance."

1775
Folder: FF-17 Print No. 584. Engraving: "George Washington Late President of the United States of America,..."

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Full title: "George Washington Late President of the United States of America, This Plate is Humbly Dedicated to the Friends of the above Gentleman, by their most Obedient Humble Servt. P. Roberts" Engraved by P. Roberts. Painted by W. Birch, Esq. Of Carolina. Full bust portrait, set in a medallion, surrounded by flags and implements of war. Head three-quarters to right. Colored by hand. Hart 274. Baker 389. This print was published at London on April 10, 1800 by P. Roberts.

1800
Folder: FF-4 Print No. 599. Small engraved profile bust portrait of Washington in uniform, without title.

Scope and Contents

Drawn from the life by Du Simetiere in Philadelphia. Engraved by B.L. Prevost at Paris. No. I. First state. In black and white. Undated. Same portrait as No. 408 (b)(not in N-YHS collection). Companion to portrait of John Dickinson; see No. 672. (No. 599 was removed from the collection for the George Washington exhibition in 1998-99 and was not returned as of February 2019.)

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Folder: FF-5 Print No. 620. Lithograph, colored: "Mount Vernon."

Scope and Contents

Drawn on the spot and in colors by C.H. Wells. Printed in oil colors by F. Collins. View of Mount Vernon from the side, with the Potomac River in the distance. Small oval panel of Washington's tomb in center of bottom margin.

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Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (g) Naval Prints of Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and War with Algiers
Folder: FF-5 Print No. 624. Lithograph: "Paul Jones."

Scope and Contents Note

"Paul Jones. Attaque une Flotte Anglaise commandée par Pearson, revenant de la Baltique en 1793." First state. Drawn and lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Published by V. Turgis, Paris. "18" in center above the title. (See No. 82 supra for second state.)

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 626. Engraving: "The U.S. frigate Constitution Commanded by Isaac Hull, Esqr...."

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Full title: "The U.S. frigate Constitution Commanded by Isaac Hull, Esqr. Captured his B.M. frigate Guerriere Capt. Dacres In 30 Minutes On the 19th. of August 1812." Pubd. by Chs. D. Veechio, 136 Broad Way. Second state of an engraving originally designed, engraved and published by Thomas Gimbrede. Colored by hand. Duplicate of No. 128 supra.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 627. Engraving: "The U.S. frigate Constitution Commanded by Isaac Hull, Esqr...."

Scope and Contents

Duplicate of Print No. 626; see full description above.

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Folder: FF-17 Print No. 633. Water color photograph of the painting "The "Wasp and the Frolic"

Scope and Contents

The water color photograph is of a painting by Thomas Birch depicting the action on October 18, 1812 between the "Wasp" and the "Frolic", now owned by The New-York Historical Society.

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Folder: FF-5 Print No. 634. Engraving: "This Representation Of The U.S. Frigate United States..."

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"This Representation Of The U.S. Frigate United States, Stephen Decatur Esqr. Commander, Capturing His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Macedonian, John S. Carden Esqr. Commander, Is respectfully inscribed to Capt. Stephen Decatur … by … James Webster." Vignette of Decatur at base. Painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A. Engraved by S. Seymour. Subscription Price $5.00. Colored by hand. Later impression of No. 162 (not in N-YHS collection).

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 639. Engraving: "The Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Java...",

Scope and Contents

Full title: "The Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Java, Capt. Lambert, by the U.S. Frigate Constitution, Com. Bainbridge, on the 29th Decr. 1812, Lat. 13° 6' S. Long. 38° W. off the Coast of Brazil, after an engagement of 1 hour & 55 minutes." Designed & Engraved by N. Jocelin. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 651. Lithograph: "Perry's Victory On Lake Erie. Fought Sept. 10th 1813 …."

Scope and Contents

Lithographed and published by J. Baillie, New York, and J. Sowle, New Bedford, Mass. Later state of No. 273 supra. Reference to J. Sowle almost obliterated.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 651A. Woodcut: "A View of Col. Johnson's Engagement with the Savages (commanded by Tecumseh) near the Moravian Town, October 5, 1812."

Scope and Contents

A. Bowne Sc. Rectangle. Partially colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 653A. A pair of engravings, framed separately. (A) "Key To B. Tanner's Print of Macdonough's Victory On Lake Champlain, and Defeat of the British Army at Plattsburg by Genl. Macomb. September 11th 1814."

Scope and Contents

This key contains engraved sketch of the scene depicted in print by Benjamin Tanner (Print No. 652; not in N-YHS collection), with numerals on the face of sketch which are keyed to the names of ships and their commanders in text below this sketch. Extracts from Come. Macdonough's official Letter are also published. Companion to the below plan (No. 653B). Duplicates of Nos. 299 (a) and 299 (b) supra.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 653B. A pair of engravings, framed separately. (B) "Plan of the Siege of Plattsburg, and Capture of the British Fleet on Lake Champlain. The 11th Septr. 1814. To Accompany B. Tanner's Print of Macdonough's Victory."

Scope and Contents

Plan shows location of American and British forces in vicinity of Plattsburg during action on land, and position of American and British ships at naval engagement in Bay of Plattsburg. Companion to foregoing key. Duplicates of Nos. 299 (a) and 299 (b) supra.

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Folder: FF-5 Print No. 656. Aquatint: "To Captain H. Hope, the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion..."

Scope and Contents Note

"To Captain H. Hope, the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion, This Print representing the Morning after the Action with the American United States Frigate, President, Jany. 16th 1815 – which lasted two Hours and a half – is respectfully Dedicated by their obedient humble Servants, J. Burr & G. Ballisat." Painted by T. Buttersworth, the particulars & position of the Ships, by Lieut. Ormond, of the Endymion. Engraved by J. Jeakes. Published London, June 1st, 1815, by J. Burr & G. Ballisat, Gracechurch Steet. First state. Second of a pair of prints. Colored by hand. Duplicate of No. 326 supra.

1815
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 657. Aquatint: "The U.S. Squadron, under Command of Com. Decatur, At anchor off the City of Algiers, June 30th 1815."

Scope and Contents

Engraved by G. Munger & S.S. Jocelin. New Haven: Published by N. Jocelin & G. Munger. Feb. 1816. Colored by hand.

1816
Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (i) Miscellaneous Portraits
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 667. Engraving: "Frankelin Ministre Plénipotentiare des Etats Unis de 'Amérique Septentrionale."

Scope and Contents

Written below in ink: "Né à Boston en 1706. Mort le 17 Avril 1790. àgé de 84." Dessiné par Bounieu d'après le Butte de M J Coudon. Gravé par Chevillet. Full bust oval portrait, without hat, set in rectangular frame. Face slightly toward right. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 672. Engraving of John Dickinson, without title.

Scope and Contents

Drawn from life by Du Simitier in Philadelphia. Engraved by B. L. Prevost at Paris. No. II. In black and white. Undated. Companion to portrait of George Washington (No. 599).

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 673. Mezzotint: "Major General John Sullivan A distinguish'd Officer in the Continental Army."

Scope and Contents

"92" in lower right-hand corner. Artist and engraver not named. Publish'd as the Act directs 22 Augt. 1776 by Thos. Hart. Three-quarters length standing portrait in uniform; cocked hat on head. Face toward right. Long-handled pike in right hand. Left arm akimbo, with hilt of sword below. Tree at left. Colored by hand.

1776
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 676. Stipple engraving: "Alexander Macomb, Major General U.S.A."

Scope and Contents

Autograph signature below title. Engraved by J.B. Longacre from a painting by T. Sully. Half-length portrait in uniform, without hat. Face front. Arms folded. Stauffer 2046. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 680. Lithograph: "The Presidents of the United States."

Scope and Contents

Small portraits of the first eleven Presidents, Washington through President-elect Polk. Representation of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in center. Lith. by N. Currier. Copyrighted, 1844. Colored by hand.

1844
Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplemental List. (j) Portraits of Naval Commanders
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 681. Engraving: "Commodore Bainbridge."

Scope and Contents

Painted by J. Jarvis. Engraved by Peter Maverick. Large full bust portrait in uniform, without hat. Face slightly toward right. Rectangle. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 703. Engraving: "Stephen Decatur Esqe. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Artist and engraver not named. Circular bust portrait in uniform, without hat. Face toward right. Title around circular border. One of a set of portraits published by Ch. Bance, Paris.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 725. Engraving: "Robert Hopkins. Esqr. Commodore of the American Sea Forces"

Scope and Contents

"p. 310." in upper right-hand corner of margin. Erroneous first name of Esek Hopkins in title. Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Full length standing portrait in uniform. Cocked hat on head. Face toward left. Right hand and arm extended. Hilt of sword in left hand. Sword held along left leg. Two ships in background at left. Promontory at right. Rectangle. Colored by hand. Illustration from "Hibernian Magazine," 1776.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 726. Engraving: "Robert Hopkins. Esqr. Commodore of the American Sea Forces"

Scope and Contents

Same engraved portrait of Hopkins as No. 725. Iin black and white.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 727. Two small engraved rectangle portraits, printed vertically on same sheet: "Geroge Washington, Esqr. Generaal en Chef der Americanen" and "Commodore Hopkins, Commandant en Chef der Americaansche Zeemagt"

Scope and Contents

B. Mourik, Excudit. "in de Mercurius, October, Eirste Stuk 1777. Pag. 128." Washington, mounted on a prancing horse. Land battle in background. Full standing portrait of Esek Hopkins on a dock. Cocked hat on head. Raised sabre in right hand. Fort and fleet in background. In black and white.

1777
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 735. Mezzotint: "Paul Jones, Commander of a Squadron of Piratical Ships, under Congress and French Commissions."

Scope and Contents

"43" in lower left-hand corner. Bottom margin cut, eliminating: "Printed for Carington Bowles, No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London."

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 736. Mezzotint: "John Paul Jones. Comander of a Squadron in the Service of the thirteen United States of North America 1779"

Scope and Contents

Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Full bust portrait in uniform. Cocked hat on head. Face toward left. Rectangle. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 737. Mezzotint: "Capt: Paul Jones. Commander of a Squadron of Ships in the American & French Service."

Scope and Contents

Artist and engraver not named. London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett, No. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs 28 Octr. 1779. Three-quarters length standing portrait in uniform. Turban hat with feathers on head. Head toward right. Right arm extended at waist toward the right, with pistol in right hand. Naval engagement in right background. Rectangle. In black and white. View is similar to that shown in No. 460 supra, with slightly different title.

1779
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 737a. Mezzotint: "Capt. Paul Jones. Commander of a Squadron of Ships in the American & French Service"

Scope and Contents

A somewhat similar mezzotint as No. 737, with the same title. Face and cocked hat differ from foregoing portrait; also variations in the uniform. Publication data cut off.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 738. Mezzotint: "Paul Jones."

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C.I. Notte pinxt. Printed for R. Wilkinson, at No. 58, Cornhill. Three-quarters length standing portrait. Cocked hat on head. Face slightly toward right. Hilt of sword in right hand at side. Left hand is drawing pistol from sash belt, which holds four additional pistols. Ship's rigging and smoke of battle in background. Rectangle. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 740. Engraving: "John Paul Jones"

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J. Chapman sculpsit Published as the Act directs, Augst. 1st. 1796. Full bust portrait, without hat. Face slightly toward right. Hilts of three pistols show above rope belt. Oval. In black and white. An imaginary likeness of Jones.

1796
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 743. Engraving: "Capt. Paul Jones, From an Original Drawing taken from the Life, on board the Serapis."

Scope and Contents

Artist and engraver not named. London, Pubd. Octr. 22, 1779, by Thos. Macklin, No. 1, Lincolns Inn Fields. Full length standing portrait. Figure representing Jones stands on deck by ship's rail. Hat with feather on head. Face toward right. Right hand holds hilt of sword, the tip of which rests on a small cannon on ship's rail. Pistol in belt. Ship's rigging and smoke of battle in background. Oval. In black and white.

1779
Folder: FF-16 Print No. 744. Engraving: "Paul Jones Americain, Capitaine Commandant la Frégatte l'Alliance Celêbre par son intrepidité dans les Combats."

Scope and Contents

Artist, engraver, and publisher not named.

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Folder: FF-16 Print No. 779. Engraving: "Com. Thomas Macdonough Of The United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Engraved by T. Gimbrede N. York. Oval half-length portrait in uniform, without hat. Face toward right. Second state. Two small upturned dolphins at base, one on each side of title. Second state. Duplicate of No. 475 supra.

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Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Addenda
Folder: FF-28 Print No. 815. Engraving: "A perspective View of the loss of the U.S. Frigate Philadelphia ...."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "A perspective View of the loss of the U.S. Frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan Gun-boats when during their furious attack upon her she was unable to get a single gun to bear upon them." Chs. Denoon del: Engraver and publisher not named. Rectangle. In black and white. Same as Print No. 1076 (colored).

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Box: 2 Print No. 818. Engraving: : "United States and Macedonian Frigates passing Hurl Gate for New York. Being the first British Frigate brought into the U. States during the Late War, fireing a salute as they pass'd."

Scope and Contents

Artist and engraver not named. Published by P.H. Hansell Carver and Gilder No. 177 Race St. Philadela. 1817. Rectangle. In black and white. Framed in matting boards.

1817
Folder: FF-28 Print No. 821. Lithograph: "Battle of Lake Erie. 10th of Septbr 1813."

Scope and Contents

In black and white. Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Below the title, at the sides of a vignette, is a brief account of the declaration of war against England; the American victories on Lake Erie and at New Orleans; and the honorable treaty of peace which followed these victories. A vignette in the center containing portraits of "1. Commodore Chauncey." "2. Com. Hull." "3. General Pike." "4. General Brown." "5. Com. Barney." View of "Battle of New-Orleans" at the bottom.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 825. Engraved map: "A Representation Of The Sea Fight, on the 5th of Sepr 1781, between Rear Admiral Graves and the Count De Grasse."

Scope and Contents

References below at right keyed to numbers on map. Shows the respective positions of the French and British fleets during the Revolutionary War action off the entrance to Chesapeake Bay. Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Line engraving. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-17 Print No. 828. Engraving: "Sacred to the Memory of Com Stephn. Decatur Late Of The U S Navy..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "Sacred to the Memory of Com Stephn. Decatur Late Of The U S Navy. To the Citizens of the United States this Print is most respectfully Inscribed by their humble Servant Joseph How." Monument to the memory of Commodore Decatur bearing the above inscription. Urn at top with small medallion portrait. Allegorical figures at sides of the monument. Artist and engraver not named. Rectangle. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 829. Engraved portrait: "Portrait of John Paul Jones."

Scope and Contents

Proof before all letters of the portrait of John Paul Jones, drawn from life in May 1780 and engraved by J.M. Moreau le Jeune; published at Paris. In black and white. This portrait with letters is No. 461 supra.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 830. Engraved portrait: "Portrait of David Porter Esqr. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Small, circular stipple engraving of full-face portrait of David Porter. Published in Paris, Ch. Bance, Editeur, Rue J.J. Rousseau, No. 10. Artist and engraver not named. Circular bust portrait in uniform, without hat. face toward left. In black and white.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 832. Engraved portrait: "Commodore Truxton, of the Navy Of The United States."

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A. Robertson Pinxt. C. Tiebout Sculpt. New York Published by A. Robertson No. 79 Liberty Strt. & C. Tiebout No. 28 Gold Street. Novemr. 20th 1799. Full bust portrait in uniform, without hat. Head toward right. First state. Oval. In black and white.

1799
Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplement 1.
Folder: FF-28 Print No. 838. Engraving, colored: "View of the Landing the New England Forces in ye Expedition against Cape Breton, 1745..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "View of the Landing the New England Forces in ye Expedition against Cape Breton, 1745. When after a siege of 40 days the Town and Fortress of Louisbourg and the important Territories thereto belonging were recover'd to the British Empire. The brave & Active Commodore Warren, since made Knight of the Bath & Vice Admiral of ye White commanded the British Squadron in this glorious Expedition, The Hon. Willm. Pepperell Esqr. (since Knighted) went a Volunteer & Commanded the New England Men who bravely offer'd their services and went as private Soliders, in this hazardous but very glorious Enterprise." "Engraved by Brooks, London." "I. Stevens, pinx." Published in London for R. Wilkinson. Colored by hand.Extended scroll corners of shell design at bottom.

1747
Folder: FF-28 Print No. 839A. Engraving, French: "[French engraving of the British Attack on Charleston, S.C., in April 1780, during the Revolutionary War.]"

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Artist, engraver, publisher, and date not given. Map in upper left corner: "Plan D'Amboy" View of "Fort Sulivan" & view of "Charles-Town", including British vessels, "Bristol", "Experiment", "Solebay" and seven other ships.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 840A. Engraving, circular: "Entrance of the American Fleet in the Port of Alger."

Scope and Contents

Artist, and engraver not named. Illustration from "The Late War between the U.S. and Gt. Britain", by Gilbert J. Hunt, New York, 1819 (Third Edition). With this is framed a circular bust portrait of Stephen Decatur (No. 703).

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Folder: FF-18 Print No. 843. Engraving: "Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Captn. John S. Carden by the U.S. Frigate United States, Stephen Decatur Esqr. Commander…"

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Full title: "Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Macedonian, Captn. John S. Carden by the U.S. Frigate United States, Stephen Decatur Esqr. Commander.To Commander Decatur, his Officers, and Brave Crew; This Plate is Dedicated with the greatest respect." Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by B. Tanner, Philadelphia. Second state. Colored by hand. Published on October 25, 1813 by B. Tanner & J. Webster. Copyrighted, August 13, 1813. With extracts from Decatur's official letter. Inset: small circular vignette of Decatur, inscribed, "Free trade and no impressment." Second State. Same as Print No. 159, except hand colored.

1813
Folder: FF-18 Print No. 844. Engraving: "United States and Macedonian…"

Scope and Contents

Second state of Print No. 160 (same print as Print No. 161, except hand colored), with the same title. Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by B. Tanner. Omits publication and copyright data. Colored by hand. "Extract from Commodore Decatur's official letter: 'At sea. Octr. 30th. 1812...we fell in with, and after an action of an hour and a helf, captured his British Majesty's ship, Macedonian commanded by Captain John Carden'"

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 845. Aquatint, colored: "Le Combat Naval. - Gloire Américaine..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "Le Combat Naval. - Gloire Américaine. Prise glorieuse du Vaisseau Anglais la Java, par la Constitution, frigate Américaine, sur le côtes du Brézil, le 29 7bre 1812; après un combat sanglant d'une heure 55 minutes." Paris, chez M. Guérin vieille rue du Temple No. 75. Engraved by Ambrose Louis Garneray. "Coqueret sc." First State. Grolier No. 83. Colored by hand. See Print No. 186 for second state.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 848. Engraving: "A Key to the correct representation of the Battle, on Lake Erie."

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Published by Murray, Draper, Fairman & J. Webster [Philadelphia]. Engraved sketch of the Battle on Lake Erie, similar to No. 241, keyed with 16 numbers to a statement at the bottom giving names & armaments of ships in the two fleets. Below sketch is a copy of a leter from Commodore Perry to the publishers concerning the veracity of the representation.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 854. Original silhouette: "Constitution."

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Unsigned and undated silhouette of the Frigate Constitution in white on midnight blue background. Attributed to William Henry Brown, who did a series of silhouette portraits of prominent Americans, lithographed in 1844 by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, Hartford, Connecticut. The silhouette includes a small, two masted schooner and lighthouse at the bottom at right, wide paper cut-out border in green of leaf design.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 856: Broadsides: "Written and Corrected by James Campbell, late of the Constitution: In Behalf of the Brave Capt. James Lawrence, and Lieut. C. Ludlow, of the Chesapeake. Together with -- Lines on the Death of Lt. Ludlow...Tune 'Discolate Sailor'".

Scope and Contents

On reverse side: "John Bull and Yankee Doodle". Printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun., Boston.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 857. Broadside, printed: "Yankee Privateering."

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Showing how a little Whale-Boat, belong to Portland, took a large British vessel, and being too proud to come home on the water, jumped on the deck of her prize and rode into Port [Portland?] Printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. Corner Theatre Alley. American Seal in center below title, with woodcut of a sailing ship at each side. The broadside has been cut.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 859. Engraved portrait: "Johann Paul Jonas."

Scope and Contents

Engraved by Johann H. Loeschenkohl. [Vienna, 18--?] Circular bust portrait in uniform, cocked hat on head. Face front.

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Folder: FF-18 Print No. 874. Lithograph, colored: "The Road - Winter"

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O. Knirsch, lith. Lith of N. Currier, N.Y. Published by N. Currier. Hand colored.

1853
Folder: FF-28 Print No. 887. Lithograph: "The U.S. Frigate 'Constitution.'"

Scope and Contents

Lithograph of P. Breda. The litograph is on the cover of sheet music (5 pages) titled: "The Mariner's Adieu; Composed and Respectfully Dedicated to Lieut. Cadwalader Ringgold, U.S.N., by Henry Dielman. Baltimore, John Cole & Son [18--?]. With this is framed a portrait of Capt. Charles Stewart (Second State), engraved by Goodman after painting by Wood, published by M. Thomas. On the last page of the music score are hand-written notes, appears to be a song.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 888. Broadside, printed: "Theater ... Jane Shore"

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On Thursday September 5th, the theater will present the Trajedy of Jane Shore. Intermission: "A grand spectacle View of the Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia: By the Brave Lieutenant Decatur, in the United States Bomb Ketch Intrepid, supported by the Schooner Syren. The whole designed, painted, and executed by Mr. Turnbull..." With this broadside is framed a small woodcut of the burning of the Philadelphia, hand colored.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 889. Lithograph, colored: "États Unis D'Amérique."

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Lithograph of various American flags and penants. Number "25" in upper right corner. [Paris, 1819]. Colored lithograph by C. Motte from the series titled: "Pavillons Des Puisances Maritimes." Published 1819.

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Folder: FF-28 Print No. 890. Engraving, colored: "Prise d'un Vaisseau Anglais par un Vaisseau Américain."

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[Paris, 18--?]. Engraved by L.P. Debucourt. First State. "Dessiné par Garneray [Ambrose Louis]. Depicts engagement between the "Constitution" and the "Guerrière". Colored by hand. Print No. 132 is a second state of this print.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 891. Engraving: "Commodore Perry's Victory on Lake Erie,..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "Commodore Perry's Victory on Lake Erie,Over the British Fleet, commanded by Commodore Barclay, Sept. the 10th. 1813." John Warner Barber, engraver [J.W.B. in plate]. Published by A. Reed & Co.,East Windsor,Conn., April 1814. Duplicate of Print No. 256, except in black & white.

1814
Folder: FF-23 Print No. 892. Lithograph, colored: "Combat De La Corvette Anglaise La Vénus contre une frégate Americaine."

Scope and Contents

"No. 34" in upper margin. F. Perrot del. Lith. de Turgis, rue Serpente, 10, Paris. Publisher is also listed in New York, Leonard St., 99. First State. See Print No. 364 for Second State. Hand colored.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 896. Engraving, colored: "Frégate américaine, faisant secher ses voiles."

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Dessiné d'apres Nature et Gravé par Baugean. Depiction of an American frigate at anchor, drying her sails. "4" in upper right corner.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 900. Lithograph, colored: "The Yankee Tar."

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Lithographed and published by J. Baillie, 118 Nassau St., N.Y. Printed ditty: "A Yankee ship and a Yankee crew, Tally hi ho! you know! Ne'er strikes to a foe while the sky is blue, or a Tar's a loft and alow." View of the action between the "Constitution" and the "Guerriére" in the distance at the left. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 901. Engraving, circular: "The US Frigate Constitution, Isaac Hull, Esqr. Commander, Capturing His B.M.'s Frigate Guerriere August 19th, 1812."

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One of two small engravings of naval actions on a sheet of 15 portraits of prominent Americans of the War of 1812 period, published contemporaneously by Ch. Bance, Paris. Companion to a small circular bust portrait of Isaac Hull (Print No. 931). Artist, engraver and publisher not named.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 907. Engraving, colored: "Battle of New Orleans and Death of Major General Packenham on the 8th of January 1815."

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Engraved by Yeager, West., del. Copyright secured according to Law. Published and sold by J. Yeager, No. 100 Race St., Phila. First State. Officer at right of dying Gen. Packenham holding a hankerchief to his face. Bust portrait of Gen. Andrew Jackson in center of title. Engraving is trimmed at the top. Colored by hand.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 913A. Engraved portrait. "The brave Brigadier General Zebulon M. Pike, who gloriously fell in his Country's cause April 27th, 1813."

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Engraved by J. Kennedy. Bust portrait in uniform, in oval, set in rectangular frame. Companion to Print No. 913B, a South-East View of Sackett's Harbour.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 913B. Aquatint, colored: "South-East View of Sackett's Harbour."

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Engraved by Thomas Birch. List of principal locations at left, keyed to numbers on print. Companion to Print No. 913A, Portrait of Brig. Gen. Zebulon M. Pike. Hand colored.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 917. Lithograph, colored: "The Sailor's Adieu."

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Lith. and pub. by Nathaniel Currier, 2 Spruce St., N.Y. Peters no. 1254a. A companion piece to Print No. 918: "The Sailor's Return." Hand colored.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 918. Lithograph, colored: "The Sailor's Return."

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Lith and pub. by Nathaniel Currier, 2 Spruce St., N.Y. Peters no. 1259. A companion piece to Print No. 917, "A Sailor's Adieu." Hand colored.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 919. Engraving, colored: "Combat Mémorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones..."

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Full title: "Combat Mémorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones doné le. 7bre. 1779, le Capitaine Pearson commandant le Sérapis, et Paul Jones commandant le Bon-Homme-Richard et son Escadre." On left, the title appears in German. "Collection des Prospects" on top with title printed backwards. Painter, Richard Paton. Engraved by Balch Frederic Leizel. Hand colored. Companion piece to Print No. 920. Same print as Print No. 77.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 920. Engraving, colored: "L'Arrive du Prince Quillaume Henry a Nouvelle York..."

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Full title: "L'Arrive du Prince Quillaume Henry fils du Roi d'Angleterre a Nouvelle York en Amerique 1781. Le 16 Octobre." On left, the title appears in German. "Collection des Prospects" on top with title printed backwards. Painter, Richard Wright. Engraved by Balch Frederic Leizel. Hand colored. Companion piece to Print No. 919.

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Folder: FF-18 Print No. 925. Engraved map, colored: "A Survey of Lake Champlain, including Lake George, Crown Point and St. John."

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Surveyed by order of his Excellency Major-General Sr. Jeffery Amherst...by William Brassier, Draughtsman, 1762. London, Printed for Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, Aug. 5th, 1776. Inset map: A particular Plan of Lake George, surveyed in 1756, by Capt. Jackson. This map was issued after the Engagement on Lake Champlain fought on Oct. 11, 1776, although it bears an earlier publication date. See also print of the engagement by Wm. Faden, Print No. 69.

1776
Folder: FF-23 Print No. 926. Engraved map: "The Attack and Defeat of the American Fleet..."

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Full title: "The Attack and Defeat of the American Fleet under Benedict Arnold by the Kings Fleet commanded by Sir Guy Carleton upon Lake Champlain the 11th of Octr. 1776." Engraved map of the portion of Lake Champlain where the naval engagement took place. No engraver or publisher listed.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 930. Engraved portrait: "Andrew Jackson"

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Below portrait of Jackson is an engraved scene depicting the "Battle between the American and British Army, fought on the 23rd December 1814 on the west Bank, of the River Mississippi, eight miles east of New Orleans." Engraved by F. Cordon. Published by Busset et Laclotte.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 931. Engraved portrait: "Isaac Hull Esqr. of the United States Navy."

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A portrait from a sheet of 15 portraits of prominent Americans of the War of 1812 period, published contemporaneously by Ch. Bance, Paris. Companion to a small circular engraving of a naval engagement (Print No. 901). Artist, engraver and publisher not named.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 934. Engraved map: "Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscot..."

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Full title: "Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the Province of New England in which their Fleet was totally destroyed and their Army dispersed the 14th. Augt. 1779. by and Officer present." Map of the portion of Penobscot River and Bay where the naval engagement took place. No artist, engraver, or publisher named.

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Folder: FF-23 Print No. 935. French lithograph: "Frègate Des États-Unis dématée de son mat de misaine."

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F. Perrot del. Imp. de Lemercier, Bernard et Cie. Published by Victor Delarue et Cie, Paris. "No. 36" in margin. View of a naval action between four frigates. The foremast of an American frigate falls in a close engagement with a French ship, shown in the foreground. Another state of this print with the same title was published by L. Turgis, Jne., Paris. (Print No. 414). Print is signed - "L. Lang." In black and white.

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Folder: FF-17 Print No. 937. Aquatint: "Plate 1. Situation of His Majesty's Frigate Java, Captain Lambert,..."

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Full title: "Plate 1. Situation of His Majesty's Frigate Java, Captain Lambert, at 5 Min. past 3 P.M. after an hours close & severe Action with the American Frigate Constitution, in which she was so much disabled in her Masts, Sails, & Rigging, by the Enemy's very superior Force & Weight of Metal, that in the attempt to Board, with every prospect of success, her Foremast fell, & she was rendered totally unmanageable." Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Lieut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints, (see print nos. 937-940), of the engagement between the Constitution and the Java on December 29, 1812. See print no. 181 for earlier state. Colored by hand.

1814
Folder: FF-23 Print No. 938. Aquatint: "Plate 2nd. The Java, as she appeared at 35 Min. past 4 P.M. ..."

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Full title: "Plate 2nd. The Java, as she appeared at 35 Min. past 4 P.M. after having sustained several raking Broadsides from the Constitution whilst closely engageing her, until she became a perfect Wreck…" Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Lieut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints.(see print nos. 937-940), of the engagement between the Constitution and the Java on December 29, 1812. See print no. 182 for earlier state. Hand colored.

1814
Folder: FF-23 Print No. 939. Aquatint: "Plate 3d. The Java totally dismasted ..."

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Full title: "Plate 3rd. The Java totally dismasted endeavouring to Wear by the assistance of a Jury Staysail hhoisted to the Stump of the Foremast & Bowsprit; the Constitution Crossing her Bow in a Raking Position, Compels her to Surrender at 50 Min. past 5." Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Leiut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints. (see print nos. 937-940), of the engagement between the Constitution and the Java on December 29, 1812. See print no. 183 for earlier state. Hand colored.

1814
Folder: FF-23 Print No. 940. Aquatint: "Plate 4th. The Java in a Sinking state, set fire to, & Blowing up…"

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Full title: "Plate 4th. The Java in a Sinking state, set fire to, & Blowing up. The Constitution at a distance a head. Laying to unbending Sails, repairing her Rigging etc. on the Evening of 29th Dec. 1812. Drawn & etched by N. Pocock from a sketch by Lieut. Buchanan. Engraved by R. & D. Havell. Published January 1, 1814 by Boydell & Co., London. One of a set of four prints (see print nos. 937-940) of the engagement between the Constitution and the Java on December 29, 1812. See print no. 184 for earlier state. Hand colored.

1814
Folder: - Olds Catalogue. Supplement 2.
Folder: FF-27 Print No. 944. Mezzotint portrait: "Iohn Paul Iones"

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Attributed to Richard Brookshaw. Portrait of John Paul Jones, Commander of a Squadron in the service of Thirteen States of North America. [London, 1779]. Proof before letters of portrait of Jones. The prototype of subsequent similar engraved likenesses of Jones published abroad. See Print No. 457.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 945. Engraved map, colored: "A Plan of New York Island..."

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Full title: "A Plan of New York Island, part of Long Island &ce. showing the Position of the American and British Armies, before, at, and after the engagement on the Heights, August 27th 1776." At top: "Engraved for Washingtons Life" "Plate II." Drawn by S. Lewis. J.H. Seymour sculp. Published in Philadelphia by C.P. Wayne.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 947. Engraving: "Der Siegende Engeländer und der Streitende Americaner."

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Engraving with German caption. "I.M.P. sc." "I.M. Probst. exc: av." Contemporary engraving in black & white of naval action off Mud Fort in Delaware River in October 1777.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 949. Lithograph, colored: "Episode de la Guerre de l'Indépendance."

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Above title is "13." Drawn and lithographed by Ferd. Perrot. Printed by Lemercier. Published by V. Delarue et Cie, Paris, Place du Louvre 10. Bottom right corner: "Leipzie bei Gebrûdor Rocca". Possibly a different state of Print No. 85.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 951. Engraving, colored: "Fregate des Etats unis d'Amérique faisant sécher ses hamacs."

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Dessiné et Gravé par Baugean. Depicts American ship drying its nettings.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 952. Engraving, colored: "Pilote-Bot, petit Bâtiment des Etats-unis, au plus près … Bateau d'Amérique."

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Dessiné et Gravé par Baugean.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 953. Lithograph, colored: "Pirate Attaqué Par Un Navire De Guerre."

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In top right corner: "No. 33". Drawn by Ferd. Perrot. Published by Victor Delarue, Paris. Lithographed by Rigo Freres et Cie.

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Folder: FF-17 Print No. 954. Engraving, colored: "Reddition de l'Armée angloises..."

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Full title: "Reddition de l'Armée angloises commandée par Mylord Comte de Cornwallis aux Armees combinées des Etats unis de l'Amerique et de France aux orders des Generaux Washington et de Rochambeau a Yorck touwn et Glocester dans la Virginie, le 19 Octobre 1781." A Paris chez Mondhare.

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Folder: FF-18 Print No. 958. Lithograph, colored: "Bass Fishing at Macomb's Dam Harlem River, N.Y."

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From Nature and on Stone by F.F. Palmer. Lithographed and published by N. Currier, New York. First state. Peters no. 3225.

1852
Folder: FF-18 Print No. 962. Engraving, colored: "Combat Mémorable donné le. 7bre. 1779,..."

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Full title: "Combat Mémorable donné le. 7bre. 1779, entre le Capitaine Pearson commandant le Sérapis, et Paul Jones commandant le Bon-Homme-Richard et son Escadre." A Paris chez Esnauts et Rapilly, rue St. Jacques a la Ville de Coutances. Statistics of the battle below the picture. Duplicate of Print No. 78, except in colors.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 974. Engraving, small circular: "Essex & Alert. Aug. 13, 1812."

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Small circular engraving of the two ships, The Essex and The Alert. Illustration is from Gilbert J. Hunt's History of the Late War, N.Y., 1819. Companion to a circular portrait of David Porter (Print No. 830), published by Ch. Bance, Paris.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 978. Aquatint: "The Patriot exalted."

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Designed by James Sayers. "J.S.f." "Published 15th March 1792 by Thos Cornell Bruton Street." "'Catherine II places in its niche the bust of Fox...A bust of Paul Jones...[looks] up at Fox with a sinister glare.' British Museum, Caricaturues, 8067."

1792
Folder: FF-27 Print No. 981. Engraving: "A NWbN View of Charles Town from on board the Bristol Commodore Sir Peter Parker Knt. &tc &tc..."

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Full title: "A NWbN View of Charles Town from on board the Bristol Commodore Sir Peter Parker Knt. &tc &tc taken in Five Fathom Hole the day after the Attack upon Fort Sullivan by the Commodore & his Squadron, which action continued 9 hours, 40 minutes." Engraved and published in London by Wm. Faden Corner of St. Martins Lane Charing Cross on Augt. 10th 1776. Key to view is below title. "To Commodore Sir Peter Parker Knt. etc. etc. etc. This view is most humbly Dedicated and Presented by Lt. Colonel Thos. James R.R. of Artillery, Five Fathom Hole South Carolina, June 29th 1776.

1776
Folder: FF-18 Print No. 982. Engraved map entitled: "A Sketch of the Operations before Charleston the Capital of South Carolina."

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Published June 17, 1780 by J.F.W. Des Barres. Artist, engraver and publisher not named. Fortifications and locations of British and American forces, and warships included. Inset map of Charleston Harbor.

1780
Folder: FF-27 Print No. 984. Engraved map: "The Taking of Cape Breton, the 14th of Iune, 1745."

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No publisher, engraver, or date is given. (Capt. M. fecit) Below the map depicting "The Isle of Cape Breton" is a key to the battle.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 985. Engraving: "The Expedition against Cape Breton in Nova Scotia, 1745."

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No publisher, engraver, or date is given. Explanation below title is as follows,: "Cape Breton with the Imperial Fort of Louisbourg was taken (after siege of 40 days)by the New England Forces under the Command of the Honble. William Pepperel Esqr. & a squadron of his Majesty's Ships of War, Commanded by the brave Commodore Warren, afterwards made Knight of the Bath & Vice Admiral of the White." See Print No. 1098.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 986. Engraving: "Truxton's Victory."

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Engraving depicts the engagement between the United States Frigate Constellation of 36 guns, commanded by Capt. Truxton, and the French Fregate L'Insurgente of 40 guns, commanded by Capt. Bureaut, Feby. 9th, 1799. Published and sold by E. Pember and S. Luzerder, Philadelphia. Print is the same as No. 96. Full uncut margins. No Washington print is printed on the reverse side.

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Folder: FF-27 Print No. 991. Lithograph, colored: "The Sailor - Far-Far at Sea."

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Lithographed and published by N. Currier, New York. Eight lines of verse below title. Peters No. 1253.

1845
Folder: FF-27 Print No. 996. Engraving, colored: "[Engagement between the Serapis & Bon Homme Richard, Sept. 23, 1779]"

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Engraved by John Peltro. Published Dec. 1, 1781, by John Harris, London. After painting by Richard Dodd. The Bon Homme Richard was under the command of John Paul Jones. Companion piece to Print No. 997.

1781
Folder: FF-27 Print No. 997. Engraving, colored: "View of his Majesty's ship Mediator attacking the enemy on 12 of December, 1782."

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Engraved by John Peltro after painting by Richard Dodd. Published, September 18, 1783, by John Harris, London. Depicts three French and two American vessels. Companion piece to Print No. 996 and duplicate of Print No. 354, except in colors.

1783
Folder: FF-27 Print No. 998. Aquatint, colored: "[The Phoenix and the Rose Engaged by the Enemy's Fire Ships and Galleys on the 16th of August 1776]"

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Engraved by Dominic Serres. Published by J.F.W. Des Barres, London, 1777. Proof before printed title of the first state of this plate done for the Atlantic Neptune. Engraved from the original picture by D. Serres after sketch by Sir James Wallace. See No. 65 for second state showing the Palisades.

1777
Folder: FF-18 Print No. 999. Engraved map: "An Exact Plan of Charleston Bar and Harbour. From an Actual Survey."

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Full title: "An Exact Plan of Charleston Bar and Harbour. From an Actual Survey. With the Attack of Fort Sullivan, on the 28th of June 1776. By his Majestys Squadron, Commanded by Sir Peter Parker." Printed for Robert Sayer, London, 1791. Fortifications and locations of British and American forces, and warships indicated. Survey information of the harbor listed.

1791
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1000. Engraved map, colored: "Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscot..."

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Full title: "Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the Province of New England in which their Fleet was totally destroyed and their Army dispersed the 14th. Augt. 1779. by an Officer present." Map of the portion of Penobscot River and Bay where the naval engagement took place. No engraver or publisher named. "For the Continuation (after Tindal's) of Rapin's History of Engd. publishd. as Act directs Decr. 18th, 1785." at center bottom. Similar to Print No. 934.

1785
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1001. Aquatint: "Engagement between the American Frigate the Constitution, and the English Frigate the Guerriere, surrendered after having been entitely disabled."

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Aquatint - blue tints. Title also in French. "Baugean del." "Jazet sculp." "Deposé". "A Paris chez Ostervald,... Rue de la Parcheminerie No. 2." Companion print to the aquatint of the engagement between the "Macedonian" and the "United States" by Baugean and Jazet. (Print No. 1002).

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1002. Aquatint: "Engagement between the American Frigate, The United States and the English Frigate the Macedonian surrended after 17 minutes of fighting."

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Aquatint - blue tints. Title also in French. "Baugean del." "Jazet sculp." "Deposé". "A Paris chez Ostervald,... Rue de la Parcheminerie No. 2." Companion print to the aquatint of the engagement between the "Guerriere" and the "Constitution" by Baugean and Jazet. (Print No. 1001).

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1004. Lithograph, in sepia: "The Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Java; ..."

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Full title: "The Capture of H.B.M. Frigate Java; by the U.S. Frigate Constitution, after an engagement of 1 hour & 55 minutes. American Loss 9 killed, 25 wounded, British Loss 60 killed, 170 wounded" No date or publisher given. May be a later state of Print No. 195.

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Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1005. Engraving: "Aqua Fortis."

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Trial proof before title, in black and white of the first of a pair of line engravings of the Battle of Lake Erie. "F. K___(unreadable; Kearny) del." "G. Murray fec't." Published July 25, 1815, at Philadelphia by Murray, Draper, Fairman & Co. and J. Webster. First state of completed print, Print No. 241.

1815
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1010A. Engraving, colored: "Madisonville in Massachusetts bay - Essex & her Prizes."

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Drawn by Capt. Porter. Engraved by W. Strickland. Illustrations from "Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean" by Captain Porter, N.Y., 1822.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1010B. Engraving, colored: "The Victory."

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Drawn by Capt. Porter. Engraved by W. Strickland. Illustrations from "Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean" by Captain Porter, N.Y., 1822.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1010C. Engraving, colored: "Commodore Porter."

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Engraved by Prud'homme after a painting by J. Wood. Second State.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1013. Engraving, colored: "Columbia lamenting the loss of her Son..."

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Full title: "Columbia lamenting the loss of her Son Who redeem'd her from Slav'ry & Liberty won While Fame is directed by Justice to spread The sad tidings afar that Washington's dead." Small oval portrait of George Washington is at the center of the print with figures of Columbia and Justice to the sides. No engraver named. Published by Pember & Luzarder, Philadelphia, 1800.

1800
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1014. Aquatint, in black & white: "The U.S. Squadron, under Command of Com. Decatur, At anchor off the City of Algiers, June 30th 1815."

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Engraved by G. Munger & S.S. Jocelin. Published by N. Jocelin & G. Munger, New Haven, Feb. 1816. Same print as Print No. 657, except in black & white.

1816
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1017. Engraved portrait: "Commre. O.H. Perry."

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No engraver or publisher given.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1019. Aquatint, colored: "Frégate Américaine"

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Engraved by C.F. Barallier. Drawn by Frederic Roux. Published "A Paris chez BULLA rue St. Jacques No. 38 et a Marseille chez Ruspini". At bottom right corner - "Déposé"

1824
Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1020. Aquatint, colored: "The United States Ship of the Line Pennsylvania leaving the Capes of the Delaware."

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Published by C.P. Fessenden, Philadelphia.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1023. Aquatint in sepia: "His Majesty's Brig Penguin"

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Aquatint - sepia tinted. "J.T. Serres del." "Clark & Harraden sculp." "Published & Sold March 1st. 1805 by Edwd. Orme, His Majesty's Printseller, 5g New Bond Street, London." Vignette.

1805
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1024. Engraved map: "P of North America, New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania."

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Engraved by Herman Moll, geographer. Description of postal service in lower right corner. Published about 1729.

circa 1729
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1025. Engraving: "Yale College."

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Engraved by S.S. Jocelyn after painting by Henry C. Pratt. Published by N.& S.S. Jocelyn, N. Haven, Conn. Second State.

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Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1026. Aquatint, colored: "New Haven, Conn. Comprising a View of the Episcopal & Presbyterian Churches, State House & Yale College."

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Drawn, engraved and published by Illman & Pilbrow, New York, 4 Wall Street.. Engraved in part by John Hill.

1829
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1027. Engraving, colored: "Nieu Amsterdam at New York."

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Engraved by A. Meijer. "Carolus Allard excudit cum privilegio ordinum Hollandiae et Westfrisiae. [Amsterdam, c. 1710] From Carolus Allard's Orbis Habitabilis, Amsterdam, c. 1710. Date depicted: 1673. (Stokes, ICONOGRAPHY, v.1, pl. 14-b, & pp. 219-220). "79" in upper right corner.

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Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1031. Lithograph, colored: "The Farmer's Home - Winter."

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Painted by George Henry Durrie. Published by Currier & Ives, New York. Peters No. 2354.

1863
Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1034. Drawing, pen and ink: "Plan of the Attack on Platsburgh by Genl. Sir George Prevost and Capt. Downie of the Navy..."

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Full title: "Plan of the Attack on Platsburgh by Genl. Sir George Prevost and Capt. Downie of the Navy. From a drawing by Brig. Genl. Macomb, and copied by Hardress Saunderson, Capt & D.A. 2nd MG." "Qr Ms Genls Office, 17 January 1815." References in key: A-F, No. 1-8. No scale.

1815
Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1035. Mezzotint portrait, colored: "Lt. Col. Tarleton."

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"Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds...Engraved by J.R. Smith." Published in London by J.R. Smith on Oct. 11, 1782.

1782
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1039. Aquatints, colored: 4 small aquatints entitled: "Victoire, sur Le Lac Erie" "Defense de Baltimore" "Victoire sur Le Lac Champlain" and "Prise de La Fregate Anglaise la Java"

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No artist, engraver, publisher or date given.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1040. Aquatint, colored: "The Capture of H B M Sloop of War Frolic, Capt. Whinyates,..."

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Full title: "The Capture of H B M Sloop of War Frolic, Capt. Whinyates,by the U.S. Sloop of War Wasp, Capn. Jab. Jones, on the 18th. of Octr. 1812, after a close Action of 43 Minutes. Soon after the Frolic surrended both her Masts went by the Board. She had 6 Merchant Ships under her Convoy." Drawn & Engraved by F. Kearny, from a Sketch by Lieut. Claxton, of the Wasp. No publication date is given. Fourth State (?).

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1041. Engravings: Portrait Engraving of "Major Genl. Andrew Jackson." and engraving, colored: "Battle of New Orleans."

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Pencil notations - on the front of portrait engraving - Bance, Paris (presumably the publisher). On the back of second engraving - "Colored by hand by Evelyn F. Olds in 1950." Drawn and engraved for "Jackson Wreath".

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1042. Engraved portrait, colored: "Paul Jones Americain"

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Full title: "Captaine Commandant la Frégatte l'Alliance Celêbre par son intrepidite dans les Combats." No information given on engraver, publisher, or date. Faded writing on border of print. Probably issued in France in 1780. Same print as Print No. 744, except in colors.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1043. Engraving and woodcut: Portrait Engraving of "Paul Jones The Founder of the American Navy." and woodcut, colored "Engagement between Bon Homme Richard and Serapis."

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No information as to engraver, publisher or date given Pencil note on back of second engraving, "Evelyn F. Olds colored this print in 1955. It had been partially colored before."

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1069. Lithograph, colored: "Enterprize and Boxer."

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Lithographed and published by H.R. Robinson of New York and Washington, D.C. Wrapped with this print is a letter from Mrs. Electra Havemeyer Webb to Irving S. Olds, from whom this print was a gift.

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Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1074. Engraving printed on silk: "Elegy on the Death of James Lawrence, Esq., late Commander of the U.S. Frigate Chesapeake."

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Designed and engraved by A. Bowen. A. Bowen, printer. Elegy consists of 28 lines of poetry. Vignette of monument to Lawrence at the top. Silk has been cut.

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Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1076. Engraving, colored: "A perspective View of the loss of the U.S. Frigate Philadelphia ..."

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Full title: "A perspective View of the loss of the U.S. Frigate Philadelphia in which is represented her relative position to the Tripolitan Gun-boats when during their furious attack upon her she was unable to get a single gun to bear upon them." Chs. Denoon del: Engraver and publisher not named. Rectangle. Same as Print No. 815 (in black and white). From the collection of Henry Graves, Jr.

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Folder: FF-31 Print No. 1077. Engraving, colored: "A View of Commodore Preble's Squadron whilst engaging the Gun-boats and Forts of Tripoli..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "A View of Commodore Preble's Squadron whilst engaging the Gun-boats and Forts of Tripoli on the 3rd of August 1804 when they captured three of the Tripolitan Gun-boats & greatly damag'd the Bashaw's Fortifications." Chs. Denoon del: Engraver and publisher not named. Key to view is below title. Companion piece to Print No. 1076. From Collection of Henry Graves, Jr.

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Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1080. Mezzotint, colored: "This representation of the engagement between the United States Frigate Constitution and his Britannic Majesty's Frigate Guerriere,..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "This representation of the engagement between the United States Frigate Constitution and his Britannic Majesty's Frigate Guerriere, which issued in the Capture and destruction of the Guerriere, on the 19th of August 1812, is respectfully dedicated to the President of the United States by the publishers Freeman and Pierie." Published at Philadelphia on the 8th day of March - 1813, by Freeman & Pierie of the State of Pennsylvania. Drawn by I. Hull. From the Collection of Henry Graves, Jr.

1813
Folder: FF-24 Print No. 1081. Engraving, colored: "United States and Macedonian..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "United States and Macedonian Frigates passing Hurl Gate for New York. Being the first British Frigate brought into the U. States during the Late War, fireing a salute as they pass'd." Artist and engraver not named. Published by P.H. Hansell Carver and Gilder No. 177 Race St. Philadela. 1817. From the Collection of Henry Graves, Jr.

1817
Folder: FF-17 Print No. 1082. A Broadside: "The Ship Union --- 98,..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "The Ship Union --- 98, Will meet the enemy, on the first Monday in April, with an American Crew...not one fainting lubber among them. Peace, obtain'd by the thunder of our Cannon...not by base submission!". Broadside concerns the Ship Union and her commander, Samuel Dexter, and War of 1812. Yankee Office. Boston, March 1814. Used in the campaign of Samuel Dexter in 1814 for election as Governor of Massachusetts.

1814
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1083. Engraved portrait: "Captain Jones Commander of the Macedonian"

Scope and Contents

Published by J. Kneass 125 Market St Phila. G. Delleker Sc. Three-quarters profile portrait of Captain Jones. Ribbon in tribute below portrait reads,"The Captur'd Frolick". Vignette. Companion to Print No. 438A.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1085. Lithograph, in sepia and colored: "Combat between the Frigate Constitution & the British Frigate Guerriere."

Scope and Contents

Lithographed by D.W. Kellogg & Co., Hartford, Ct. Print No. 143 is the same print in black & white.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1086. Lithograph, colored: "The capture of H.B.M.'s Sloop of War Java by the U.S. Frigate Constitution."

Scope and Contents

Lith of D.W. Kellogg & Co. 110 Main St. Hartford Conn.

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Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1089. Engraved map, colored: "A Sketch of the Operations of His Majesty's Fleet and Army under the Command of Vice Admiral the Rt. Hble. Lord Viscount Howe and Genl.Sir Wm. Howe, K.Brin. 1776."

Scope and Contents

Published Jany. 17 1777, by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq. From "The Atlantic Neptune". References are below title. Map shows Manhattan, Staten Island, parts of Long Island, New York, and New Jersey.

1777
Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1092. Aquatint, colored: "To Captain H. Hope,the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion,..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "To Captain H. Hope,the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion, This Print representing the Action with the American United States Frigate, President, on Sunday Evening Jany, 15th, 1815; off Sandy Hook - is respectfully Dedicated by their obedient humble Servants, J. Burr & G. Ballisat, Gracechurch Street, June 1st, 1815." Engraved by Joseph Jeakes. painted by T. Buttersworth. First of a pair of prints, see No. 1093 for second.

1815
Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1093. Aquatint, colored: "To Captain H. Hope,the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion,..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "To Captain H. Hope, the Officers, Seamen, and Marines of His Majesty's Frigate Endymion, This Print representing the Morning after the Action with the American United States Frigate, President, Jany, 16th, 1815; which lasted two Hours and a half - is respectfully Dedicated by their obedient humble Servants, J. Burr & G. Ballisat, Gracechurch Street, June 1st, 1815." Engraved by Joseph Jeakes. painted by T. Buttersworth. The particulars & the position of the Ships by Lieut. Ormond of the Endymion. Second of a pair of prints, see No. 1092 for first. Same print as Print No. 326, except in colors.

1815
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1095. Engraving, colored: "Massacre of the American Prisoners of War at Dartmoor Prison on the 6th of April 1815. by the Somersetshire Militia."

Scope and Contents

W. Carnes, del. G.G. Smith, Sc. Salem, Mass. Explanation and key is printed below title.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1096. Lithograph, black & white on sepia paper: "Argentine Fleet, Under Admiral Brown, Dekay Van, Espoora Rear."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "Argentine Fleet, Under Admiral Brown, Dekay Van, Espoora Rear. Defending the passage into the inner Roads of Buenos Ayres on the 27th Sept. 1828. Against the Brazillians, Adl. Norton, his last attempt, before peace." Key of boats follows title. Lithography of Imbert NY. "No. 6" in top left.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1097. Engraved portrait: "Commodore Stephen Decatur."

Scope and Contents

Wm. Birch pinxit. Freeman Excudit. D.Edwin sculp. Entered according to Act of Congress, April 1st 1813, and published at Philadelphia by Freeman and Pierie, of the state of Pennsylvania. Below profile portrait of Decatur is a small vignette of the action between the "United States" and the Macedonian"naval scene with two masted ships.

1813
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1098. Engraving, colored: "The Expedition against Cape Breton in Nova Scotia, 1745."

Scope and Contents

Printed for & Sold by Carington Bowles, at his Map & Print Warehouse, No. 69 in St. Paul's Church Yard, London. Same print as Print No. 985, except in colors.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1099. Engraving, colored of sepia tone: "A View of the taking of Quebec September 13th 1759."

Scope and Contents

Title and explanation is also in French. "London, Printed for R. Sayer & J. Bennett No. 53 Fleet Street."

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Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1100. Lithograph, colored: "View of New York. From Weehawken - North River."

Scope and Contents

"Palmer, Del...N. Currier, Lith. N.Y." First state. Published by N. Currier.

1849
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1101A. Engraving: "Robert Fulton."

Scope and Contents

Painted by B. West P.R.A. Engd. by G. Parker. Appears to be signed by "R. Fulton"

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1101B. Engraving: "James Rumsey's Steam Boats, 6th Nov. 1788...John Fitch's Steam Boat, Dec. 1787. See Rittenhouse's Certificate, page 1075...Robt Fulton's Steam Boat, The North River or Cleremont, 1807."

Scope and Contents

"From a sketch by Joseph Dyer. Pubd. in Woodcroft's origin & progress Steam Navigation" "Engraved & Printed by Gavit & Duthie."

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1104. Etching: "The Takeing of Miss Mud I'Land."

Scope and Contents

Print shows a female figure as the Mud Island fortress, Fort Mifflin, with two flags on her bonnet, astride a cannon firing on the British warship "Isis"; also show the "Somerset", "Roebuck", "Eagle", and the "Vigilant" of the British fleet at the confluence of the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers. Refers to naval action off Mud Fort in October 1777. From the Harris D. Colt Collection.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1105. Woodcuts: "Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry." "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, September 10th, 1813."

Scope and Contents

Woodcut portrait of full face portrait of Perry, signed by J.W. Orr, N.Y. On the back is text from page 146.

Woodcut, colored, of Perry's victory is signed "Barber Sc" and "page 287." is to the right of title.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1107. Sheet of Engravings: "Essex & Alert. Aug. 13 1812." "United States & Maedonian. Oct. 25 1812."

Scope and Contents

Two circular vignettes -- one showing the masted ships, Essex & Alert; the other showing the masted ships, United States & Macedonian. The "Essex & Alert" print is same as Print No. 974.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1108. Engraving: "A View of the Fort & Harbour of Oswego from Lake Ontario Representing the Attack by the British on the 6th of May 1814."

Scope and Contents

T.H. Wentworth, del. Illustration from "A Gazetteer of the State of New York," by Horatio Gates Spafford, Albany, 1813.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1109. Engraved portrait: "Paul Jones The Founder of the American Navy."

Scope and Contents

No artist or publisher given. Appears to have engraved signature, "John Paul". Three-quarters profile portrait.

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Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1111. Lithograph, colored: "A Brief Sketch on the Principle Events in the Lives of William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler, with Splendid Ornaments by Benjamin Owen Tyler."

Scope and Contents

Designed, written, and published by B.O. Tyler, Albany, NY. "Lith by Baker, 8 Wall Street, NY...F. Grennell, pinxt. Troy." Elaborate poster-sized lithograph with center article of biographies of Harrison and Tyler. Top piece with eagle and banner, "The march westward of Empire takes its flight." Decorated columns down each side. Center bottom vignette of Harrison residence in Ohio.

1840
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1112. Engraving, colored: "Combat Mémorable entre le Pearson et Paul Jones..."

Scope and Contents

Full title:"Combat Mémorable donné le. 22 7bre. 1779, entre le Capitaine Pearson commandant le Sérapis, et Paul Jones commandant le Bon-Homme-Richard et son Escadre." "A Paris chez Mordhare et Jean rue St. Jean le Beauvais No. 4."

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Folder: FF-33 Print No. 1118. Lithograph, colored: "American Historical Portrait Gallery of Eminent Characters in Our Own History."

Scope and Contents Note

30 portraits of Emminent Characters in Our Own History. Published by A.H. Jocelyn, N.Y. City.. 1856

1856
Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1121. Engraving, colored: "Vue de New York. Prise de Weahawken. A View of New-York, taken from Weahawken."

Scope and Contents

Ambrose Louis Garneray, pinxt. Engraved by Sigmund Himely. Published in Paris by chez Basset. Published about 1834.

circa 1834
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1121A. Engraving, (facsimile): "Vue de New York."

Scope and Contents

Artist signed [Ambrose Louis] Garneray. [Prise de Weahawk...Paris, 1834]

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Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1124. Aquatint, colored: "To that distinguished Nobleman from whose Precepts & Example the British navy has dervied its present unrivalled state of Discipline and Glorious Preeminence John Earl of St. Vincent, K.B...."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "To that distinguished Nobleman from whose Precepts & Example the British navy has dervied its present unrivalled state of Discipline and Glorious Preeminence John Earl of St. Vincent, K.B. late first Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty, Admiral of the Red. Lieut. General of the Marines, etc. - This View of the Commencement of the Action between His Majesty's Ship Shannon and the United States frigate Chesapeake, off Boston Light House on the 1st. of June, 1813 is respectfully Dedicated by his Lordship's obedient Serv't. G. Webster." Painted by John Theophilus Lee Esq. Engraved by Joseph Jeakes. Published by G. Webster & Co., London. Sold by R. Lambe.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1127. Drawing, colored (water color): "Ships at Sea."

Scope and Contents

Signed "George Gustavus Lennock" "Aug. 5th 1798" Scene of four masted ships; two are flying the British flag.

1798
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1128. Partial Broadside, colored: "Captain Broke & His Brave Crew Boarding & Capturing The American Frigate Chesapeake, Off Boston, June 1st. 1813."

Scope and Contents

Below colored drawing is a poem entitled, "The Shannon and Chesapeake; Or The Rival Frigates." "Written by Mr. Ingall, and sung with unbounded Applause by Mr. Sinclair, of the Theater Royal, Covent-Garden." The broadside is attached in some way to a backing with some form of accounts.

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Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1129. Silhouette: "Constitution."

Scope and Contents

From label on back: "Made by an old sailor on the Constitution and presented to my father in 1862." Brown paper silhouette mounted against light blue paper.

1862
Folder: FF-32 Print No. 1130. Engraved map, colored: "A Plan of the Operations of the King's Army under the Command of General Sir William Howe, K.B. in New York and East New Jersey, against the American Forces Commanded by General Washington, From the 12th of October, to the 28th of November 1776."

Scope and Contents

Map by Claude Joseph Sauthiers; engraved and published by Wm. Faden, 1777. The engagement on the White Plains, the 28th of October, is particularly distinguished.

1777
Folder: FF-25 Print No. 1134. Engraved sketch: "Sketch of an Attack - Made By - Majr. Genl. Jackson, on a Division of the British Army commanded by Majr. Genl. Kean on the evening of the 23 Decr. 1814."

Scope and Contents

The sketch features the Mississippi River and the locations of the American and British troops -- related to the Battle of New Orleans.

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Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1200. Lithograph, colored: "Battle of Buena Vista."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "Battle of Buena Vista. Fought February 23d. 1847._The American Army under Genl. Taylor were completely Victorious." "Lith. & Pub. by J. Bailie, 88St. Near 3rd. Aven. N. York." Notes on how many fought, killed and wounded on each side.

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Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1201. Lithograph, colored: "Washington's Reception by the Ladies at Trenton, N.J., April 1789."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "Washington's Reception by the Ladies at Trenton, N.J., April 1789. On his way to New-York to be Inaugurated First President of the United States." E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, 136 Main St. Hartford Conn.

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Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1202. Lithograph, colored: "American Homestead Summer."

Scope and Contents

Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., New York. [Peters no. 2315.]

1868
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1203. Letter: "Robert Fulton to David Cooke, Pittsburgh."

Scope and Contents

MS letter, 4 pages, dated October 15, 1814.

1814 October 15
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1204. Engraved map, colored: "Planiglobium Terreste Minus in hanc formam reductam a Johanne Bapt. Homanno Geogr. Excudente Christop Weigelio Noribergce."

Scope and Contents

Geographer/artist is Johann Baptist Homann. Christoph Weigel, engraver. [Nuremberg, 1724?] World is in two hemispheres. Circular insets at top and bottom center show Polus Arcticus and Polus Antarcticus. [Cf. Phillips, List...1909, no. 568]

1724?
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1205. Engraved map, colored: "Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis. Nova exhibito."

Scope and Contents

[Geographer/artist is Johann Baptist Homann][Nuremberg, 1724?] North & South America, with illustrations allegorical cartouche on lower left corner. {Cf. Phillips, List ...1909, no. 568]

1724?
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1206. Lithograph, colored: "American Homestead Winter."

Scope and Contents

Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., New York. [Peters No. 2316]

1868
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1207. Lithograph, colored: "The Catterskill Fall, at Catterskill Mountains."

Scope and Contents

Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., New York.[Peters No. 4113]

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Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1208. Engraved map, colored: "Wight Island [England]."

Scope and Contents

Described by William White. Published by John Speed, London. [1676?] Inset maps of Southhampton, and Newport. Plate from Speed's Atlas, with text on reverse side, and list of towns. Phillips, List ...1958, no. 5949, no. 8.

[1676?]
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1209. Engraved map, colored: "Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descripta."

Scope and Contents

Cartographer Abraham Ortelius. [Amsterdam] North and South America, with large & elaborate cartouche in lower left corner. Faint handwritten note in pencil on back.

1587
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1210. Engraved map, colored: "Novissima et Accuratissima Septentrionalis ac Meridionalis Americae Descripto, multis Locis recentibus aucta et correcte divisa in Omnes Partes Hodiernas per Fredericum de Witt, Amstelodami. Cum Privilegio D.D. Ordinum Holl. West Frisiaeges ex Officina P. Mortier."

Scope and Contents

Cartographer - Frederick De Wit (1616-1698). Amsterdam, P. Mortier. [1706?] Map of North and South America, large illustrated cartouche in lower left corner.

1706?
Folder: FF-33 Print No. S1211. Etching portrait: "E.D. White"

Scope and Contents

Signed by "Schneider" Copyrighted 1912 by William H. Baimore, NY. Inscription reads: "Irving S. Olds, Esq. with the esteem and warm regards, E.D. White".

1912
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1212. Print from Copper-Plate: "Oliver Wendell Holmes to his old friend Irving S. Olds."

Scope and Contents

"© Charles Bannon" - Top left corner. "Eleventh print from copper-plate [signature - not legible][Franklin Wood]

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Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1213. Photograph: "Group Portrait of Supreme Court."

Scope and Contents

Harris-Ewing, Photographers, Washington, D.C. 9 Justices from left to right: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Willis Van Devanter, W.M. Harlan, Horace Tinker, E.D. White, Charles E. Hughes, Joseph McKenna, J.R. Lamar, Wm. R. Day (signatures below photo).

1921?
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1214. Lithograph, colored: "A Home in the Wilderness."

Scope and Contents

Currier & Ives, 125 Nassau St., New York. [Peters No. 1540]

1870
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1215. Lithograph, colored: "The Mill-Stream."

Scope and Contents

Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau St., New York. F.F. Palmer - Del. [Peters no. 2417]

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Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1217. Broadside: "Lands for Sale to Actual Settlers."

Scope and Contents

Jason Torrey placed the advertisement and Miner's Press-WilkesBarre published the advertisement on April 19th, 1802. Lands are in Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

1802
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1218. Broadside: "Rates of Toll. for 20 Miles of Road."

Scope and Contents

Toll rates are listed for every animal, cart, chair, carriage, etc. Notes along the margins. Above the title pencilled in, "Bethany & Kingman's Choice Road."

1802?
Folder: FF-26 Print No. S1219. Broadside: "To Adventurers. The Completion of the Delaware & Hudson Canal, has opened a wide and promising field for enterprise, to the Farmer, the Merchant, and the Mechanic."

Scope and Contents

Jason Torrey is the subscriber. W. Sasman of Bethany, Pa., printed the advertisement on June 17, 1830. Offers lands in the villages of Honesdale and Bethany for actual settlers, sites outside the villages for Manufacturers and Mechanics, and farms.

1830
Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Stephen Decatur Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Three-quarter faced portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Stephen Decatur Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Three-quarter face portrait in a small round frame. Appears to be same portrait as above.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Isaac Chauncey Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Isaac Chauncey Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame. Appears to be the same portrait as above.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "William Bainbridge Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "William Bainbridge Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame. Appears to be same portrait as above.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "David Porter Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "David Porter Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame. Appears to be same portrait as above.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "James Monroe President of the United States."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Geo. Washington Esq. Late President of the U. S. of America."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Major Genl. Winfield Scott. of the United States Army."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Major Genl. Winfield Scott. of the United States Army."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame. Appears to be same portrait as above.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "General Pike. Late of the United States Army."

Scope and Contents

Three-quarter face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Isaac Hull Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Oliver H. Perry Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Full face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Jacob Jones Esq. of the United States Navy."

Scope and Contents

Three-quarter face portrait in a small round frame.

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "Robert Fulton Esq."

Scope and Contents

Three-quarter face portrait in a small round frame

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Box: 3 Round Portrait: Engraving: "The US Frigate Constitution, Isaac Hull Esqr. Commander Capturing His B.M. Frigate Guerriere...(unreadable)."

Scope and Contents

Small engraving of two ships in battle placed in a small round frame.

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Subseries I.B. Papers Related to the Collection, 1923-1960. 1.63 Linear feet in three boxes

Scope and Contents

The subseries holds documentary material related to the Olds print collection. These include index cards with Olds's remarks made in connection with slide presentations about his collection during the 1950s, galley proofs of his catalogue for the Grolier Club exhibition (1942), catalogues of Olds's collection (1951 exhibition at U.S. Steel, 1952 collection as of that time, and the 1959 Peabody Museum exhibition), labels taken from the prints when they were unframed, and various print matter, notes, and typescripts. The subseries also holds a photograph album and catalogues related to the exhibitions of Evelyn Foster Olds artwork, which was based on images from the Olds's collection, at the Peabody Museum and the Smithsonian.

Arrangement

The subseries is arranged by subject matter.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1-7 Remarks by Olds in Presenting Slides of His Collection (7 folders)

Scope and Contents

Presentations at: Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, New-York Historical Society, Maryland Historical Society, Caxton Club, Friends of Peabody Museum,New Jersey Historical Society, and Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1953-1960
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Labels from Backing (and other related documents) of Framed Prints
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Box: 6 Catalogues. Exhibition at U.S. Steel (2 copies)
1951
Box: 6 Catalogues. Olds Collection (2 copies)
1952
Box: 5 Folder : 9-10 Catalogues. Peabody Museum (2 folders; 4 copies)

Scope and Contents

Holds 4 copies of the catalogue and initial letter and proposed checklist from the Peabody.

1959
Box: 5 Folder : 11-14 Catalogues. Grolier Club Exhibition (4 folders)

Scope and Contents

Holds 3 copies of the galley proofs of the catalogue, an annotated copy of the galley dating from circa 1948 done in preparation for a possible revised catalogue, and a list of prints in the exhibition that were not part of the Olds Collection (list prepared in 1951).

1942-1951
Box: 5 Folder : 15 Notes concerning the Eugene H. Pool Collection of Captain James Lawrence
1942
Box: 5 Folder : 16 Documents from Raoul Gerard

Scope and Contents

Holds a manuscript (illustrated) and typescript essay on the "Stars and Stripes", a reprint of Gerard's "Illusion and Truth in History" inscribed by the author, and marketing material for Gerard's "Flags Over South Africa."

1949-1953
Box: 5 Folder : 17 Typescript of "Biographical Sketch of Alexander Macomb" from the June 1842 "U.S. Military Magazine"
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Box: 5 Folder : 18-20 Various Notes (3 folders)

Scope and Contents

Draft checklists, object descriptions, and lists of prints to be photographed.

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Box: 6 Index Cards of Bibliographical Sources
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Box: 5 Folder : 21 Miscellaneous Documents

Scope and Contents

Holds 2 photographs of a model ship (possibly the "Constitution") and a naval-themed cartoon by Dang (1938).

1938
Box: 5 Folder : 22 Print Matter. Antiquarian

Scope and Contents

Volume I, Numbers 2-6.

1923-1924
Box: 5 Folder : 23 Print Matter. Nautical Research Journal

Scope and Contents

Volume 8, Numbers 4 and 6; Index to Volume 8; Volume 9, Number 1; Membership List of 1956 for the Nautical Research Guild.

1956-1957
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Photograph Album.

Scope and Contents

Album embossed with Irving S. Olds's name for "An Exhibition of Painted Trays and Old Colored Prints by Evelyn Foster Olds at The Peabody Museum, Salem, Mass., January 2 to March 8, 1958." With photographs of exhibits and related labels.

1958
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Catalogues of Evelyn Foster Olds's Exhibitions

Scope and Contents

Catalogues from the Peabody Museum and from "An Exhibition of Painted Trays and Tole Objects and Old Colored Prints Depicting Early American Naval Scenes and Portraits by Evelyn Foster Olds," presented by the United States National Museum and United States Marine Corps Museum, July 10 to September 26, 1958, at the Arts and Industries Building, Smithsonian Institution.

1958

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Series II. Prints from the Olds Collection Donated by White & Case, 1761-1894. 2.63 Linear feet in flat files and one flat box

Scope and Contents

The series holds about 120 prints originally from the Olds collection that were donated by the law firm White & Case to N-YHS in 2018. Similar to Series I, the subjects of the prints are naval battles of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Tripolitan War; other military scenes from those wars; portraits of notable Americans, especially George Washington; views of New York City, the surrounding area, and upstate New York along the Hudson River; scenes from America's colonial history, such as William Penn's treaty with the Indians; and a few maps of Virginia and south. An unusual format for this collection is the music score for "Old Ironsides" inscribed to Commodore Charles Stewart by the composer, Charles T. Frey (Item 560).

All the items in the series are listed individually in the container list. The descriptions are based on the inventory provided by White & Case, observation of the object, and the original Olds catalogue to the extent the object could be explicitly linked to the catalogue.

Arrangement

The container list of the series is arranged by White & Case's inventory number. For some of the objects, an original Olds catalogue number was found on the print or frame; in those instances, the Olds number was also included in the container list label.

Credit Line for Series II

"Donated to the New-York Historical Society in 2018 by White & Case LLP in memory of Irving Olds."

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 73. Reproduction of Newspaper Item, colored: "A View of the City of Boston the Capital of New England."

Scope and Contents

No artist, engraver, publisher, or date given. Pencil note on reverse side "about 1775".

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 76. Reproduction: "Battle of Erie."

Scope and Contents

Printed by Saml. Maverick, New York, and engraved by P. Maverick, Newark, New Jersey.

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Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 96. Engraving, colored: "Frigates Endymion and President."

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"Drawn by an officer of H.M.R.N. ... London Published May 1-1815 by Thomas Richards. ... Hill Aquat."

1815
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 97. Engraving: "Action Between the Serapis and Bonhome Richard. 22nd. Sept. 1779."

Scope and Contents

Engraving by J. Rogers. Published by Virtue & Toryton.

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Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 99. Reproduction: "Battle of Erie, 2nd. View."

Scope and Contents

"P. Maverick, sc. Newark, N.J." "Printed by Sam'l Maverick New-York"

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Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 100. Engraving, colored: "Frigate Java and Frigate Constitution, Plate 3 of 4 plates of Battle,"

Scope and Contents

"Drawn & etched by N. Pocock, from a Sketch by Lieut. Buchanan. ... Engraved by R.& D. Havell." Published on January 1, 1814 by Messrs. Boydell & Co., London.

1814
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 126. (Olds No. 32). Reproduction, colored: "Wall-Street, New York."

Scope and Contents

No publisher, artist, sculptor given.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 127. (Olds No. 819). Reproduction, colored: "The Boarding of the Chesapeake by the Crew of the Shannon. Death of Captain Lawrence."

Scope and Contents

The London Printing and Publishing Company Limited.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 131. (Olds No. 33). Print, colored: "Broadway, New-York."

Scope and Contents

No publisher or artist given; sculptorSc. is given but unreadable.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 132. (Olds No. 566). Print, colored: "Lockport, Erie Canal."

Scope and Contents

" London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1838." Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "W. Tomblesan."

1838
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 133 (Olds No. 189). Lithograph: "Diagram of the Action between the U.S. Frigate Constitution, Com. Bainbridge and H.M. Frigate Java. Capt. Lambert."

Scope and Contents

On Stone by J. Queen; P.S. Duval, Lith. Phila. U.S. Military Magazine, Army & Navy, Vol. 2nd.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 142. (Olds No. 617). Print, colored: "Mount Vernon in Virginia, the Seat of the late Gen. Washington."

Scope and Contents

Published May 25, 1824 by Richard Phillips. G.I. Parkyns, del. and T. Milton, sculp.

1824
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 143. (Olds No. 559). Etching, reproduction, colored: "View from Fort Putnam. (Hudson River.)"

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane 1837." Under etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "R. Sands".

1837
Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 144. Engraving, colored: "William Penn's Treaty with the Indians."

Scope and Contents

Painted by Benjamin West. Published June 12th., 1775, by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London. John Hall, sculp.

1775
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 147. (Olds No. 562). Reproduction, colored: "Village of Catskill"

Scope and Contents

Drawn by W.H. Bartlett; engraved by J.C. Bentley. Published in London by George Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, for the proprietors. Title is also in French and German.

1839
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 160. (Olds No. 628). Print, colored: "Engagement between the U.S. Frigate Constitution Captn. Isaac Hull, & the British Frigate Guerriere, Captn. James R. Dacres, Thursday 19th August 1812."

Scope and Contents

No artist, engraver, or publisher given. Print shows an engagement between two ships. Below is printed extracts from Captn. Isaac Hull's Letters and battle information broken down by ship.

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Folder: FF-36 W&C Inventory No. 161. Print: "The Battle of Bunker's Hill."

Scope and Contents

Title also in French. "Painted by John Trumbull. ... Published by John Trumbull, Jany. 1st, 1808, No. 108 Broad-Way, New York. ... Engraved by James Mitan." Printed by Andw. Maverick.

1808
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 162. Engraving, colored: "Siege d'York-Town. Le Cpal. Rochambeau et Washington donnent les dernieres ordres pour l'Attaque."

Scope and Contents

Peint par Couder; Grave par F.M. Fountaine.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 198. Etching, reproduction, colored: "Battle of Lake Erie, Perry Victorious Closing Scene of the Action."

Scope and Contents

P.S. Duval, Lithographer, Philadelphia. S. Evans, pinx. (Engraver unreadable.) U.S. Military Magazine. Army & Navy, Vol. 2nd. Key is below lithograph.

1840
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 199. Engraving: "Sir Walter Raleigh ordering the Standard of Queen Elizabeth to be erected on the Coast of Virginia."

Scope and Contents

"Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography." "Taylor delin et sculpt."

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 201. Etching, reproduction, colored: "Battle of Lake Erie, taken 15 Minutes after the commencement of the action."

Scope and Contents

"J. Evans, pinxt; E.S. Duval, Lith., Phila.; on stone by T.S. Wagner. Published by Huddy & Duval. Key below print.

1840
Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 214 (Olds No. 1070). Songbook: "The Old Constitution, The Pride of Our Navy..."

Scope and Contents

The songbook cover has an oval print of a ship (presumably The Constitution) surrounded by various flourishes. Below is an explanantion: "A Song, The Words by G.W. Babcock. Music composed by Kiell Barneykoy. This piece is most respectfully dedicated to the Past and Present Officers of the American Navy. By George Stimpson Jr. Tappan & Bradfords, Lith....Boston"

1850
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 216. Etching, reproduction, colored: "View Near Anthony's Nose. (Hudson Highlands.)"

Scope and Contents

"London Published for Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1839." Title also printed in French and German (?). Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "H. Adlard."

1839
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 217. Etching, reproduction, colored: "The Narrows from Staten Island."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1837." Below etching to the left, W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "E. Finden."

1837
Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 218. (Olds No. 642). Lithograph, reproduction, colored: "American Frigate Chesapeake."

Scope and Contents

"Painted by J.G. Schetky, Esq. & On Stone by L. Haghe. ... Designed by Capt. R.H King, R.N." Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. "No. 2" centered above reproduction.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 219. Etching, reproduction, colored: "View from Ruggle's House, Newburgh. (Hudson River.)"

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 183_ (unreadable last digit)" Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "R. Brandland."

183_
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 220. Etching, reproduction, colored: "The Exchange and Girards Bank. (Philadelphia.)

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1839." Title is also in French and German. Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "S.T. Davis."

1839
Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 238. (Olds No. 517). Lithograph, colored: "Fought June 17th, 1775, Battle at Bunker's Hill. 'The Path to Liberty is Bloody.' Franklin."

Scope and Contents

Lith. and published by N. Currier. Key below lithograph.

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Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 239. Lithograph, colored: "The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776."

Scope and Contents

Lith. & pub. J. Baillie.

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Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 257. Engraving, reproduction, colored: "George Washington, First President of the United States."

Scope and Contents

Lith. by Kellogg & Co., Hartford, Conn.

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Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 258. (Olds No. 614). Lithograph, colored: "Washington Crossing the Delaware."

Scope and Contents

N. Currier, Lith. and publisher.

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Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 259. (Olds No. 594). Reproduction: "George Washington, President of the United States of America"

Scope and Contents

"I. Scoles, del. et sculp.". Published by Smith, Reed, and Wayland. George Washington sits in a three-quarter face pose with a map of the City of Washington on his lap.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 260. Print, colored: "Albany."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1837." Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "C. Cousen."

1837
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 261. Print, colored: "Washington's House, Mount Vernon."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1839." Title is also printed in French and German. Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "J.T. Wilmore."

1839
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 262. Print, colored: "Principal Front of the Capitol, Washington."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1839." Title is also in French and German. Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "R. Brandland."

1839
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 263. Print, colored: "State Street, Boston."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy lane, 1837." Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "S. Lacey."

1837
Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 264. Lithograph, colored: "La Constitution et La Guerriere."

Scope and Contents

Title also in English. Published by Lordereau, Paris. Lith by Betremiseux.

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Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 265. Lithograph, colored: "The Engagement of Captn. Pearson in His Majesty's Ship Serapis, with Paul Jones of the American Ship of War called Bon Homme Richard: in which Action the former was taken, while the Countess of Scarborough was also captured by the Pallas frigate."

Scope and Contents

Drawn by Hamilton, engraved by R. Collier. "Engraved for Barnard's New Complete & Authentic History of England" across the top of engraving.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 266. (Olds No. 543). Engraving, reproduction, colored: "Death of General Wolfe."

Scope and Contents

From the original painting by A. Chappel in the possession of the Publishers, Johnston & Company.

1857
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 267. Engraving, reproduction, colored: "Yale College & State House, NewHaven, Connecticut."

Scope and Contents

"J & F Tallis London Edinburgh & Dublin." Three small vignettes surrounding main etching.

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Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 268. (Olds No. 90). Engraving, reproduction: "Serapis and Bon Homme Richard"

Scope and Contents

Print No. 268 is a print of a painting by J.O (?). Davidson. In margin centered above is "Copyrighted 1891 by G.B." No other information is given.

1891
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 270. Engraving, reproduction, colored: "Landing of Columbus."

Scope and Contents

Published by Martin Johnson & Co., Publishers. "Painted by Vanderlyn." "Engraved by H.B. Hall."

1863 (?)
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 335. (Olds No. 55). Reproduction, colored: "New-York. 43. General View (from Governor's Island.)"

Scope and Contents

Drawn from nature by Aug. Kollner. New-York & Paris. published by Goupil &Co. Lith. by Deroy...printed by Cattier.

1850
Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 337. (Olds No.577). Engraving: "Map of Virginia."

Scope and Contents

Willem Blaeu (Dutch, 1571-1638)

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Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 339. (Olds No. 542). Engraving, colored: "Wm. Penn's Treaty with the Indians when he founded the Province of Pennsya. 1661. The Only Treaty that was never Broken."

Scope and Contents

Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier.

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 341. (Olds No. 540). Engraving: "Guillaume Penn Traite Avec Les Indiens. Establisant la Province de Pennsylvanie dans l'Amerique Septentrionale en 1681."

Scope and Contents

After painting by Benjamin West.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 342. Print, colored: "View in Wall Street from Corner of Broad."

Scope and Contents

Below title: "Far (unreadable) Ladies Wreath."

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 343. Engraving, colored: "Battle of New Orleans and Death of Major General Packenham."

Scope and Contents

West, del. and J. Yeager, sc. Published by McCarty and Davis, Phila., 1817. Key below engraving.

1817
Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 352. (Olds No. 592). Engraving, colored: "George Washington."

Scope and Contents

"Engraved by G. (?) Holloway from a picture by _ Stuart in 1795, in possession of Samuel Vaughan Esqr. Published ... by T.H. ____"

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Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 353. (Olds No. 593). Engraving, colored: "His Excellency George Washington Lieut. Genl. of the Armies of the United States of America. Dedicated to Commodore John Barry and the Officers of the Navy and Army of North America."

Scope and Contents

F. Bartol, Pinxt. J. Gallant, Sculp. Published by Ferrai & Dupin, Baltimore. Below seated, full-face portrait of George Washington is Bald Eagle seal with E. Pluribus Unum.

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Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 354. (Olds No. 596). Engraving: "Geo. Washington Esqr. Late President of the United States of America. From the Original Picture in the Possession of J. Seb. DeFranca Esqr. of Devonshire Place to whom this Plate is dedicated by his obliged humble servant, Robt. Cribb."

Scope and Contents

"London Published Jany. 15, 1798, by R. Cribb, Holborn." C.G. Stuart, pinx., and W. Nutter, sculp.

1798
Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 355. Lithograph, colored: "The High Bridge at Harlem, N.Y. This magnificent bridge of stone forms a part of the immense works erected to bring the water of the Croton river to the City of New York. The length of the aqueduct from the Croton river to the City Hall is 44 1/4 miles and cost about $13,000,000. Length 1450 ft. Height 114 ft."

Scope and Contents

Lith & pub. by N. Currier.

1849
Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 356. (Olds No. 19). Lithograph, colored: "State of New-York. 1st. View of McComb's Mill's, on the River Harlem near King's Bridge."

Scope and Contents

J. Milbart, del. and Litho de M. Formentin.

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Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 463. Engraving, colored: "O.H. Perry"

Scope and Contents

Full-face, standing portrait of Perry. Above in ribbon: "We have met the enemy and they are ours." No artist, engraver, or publisher given.

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Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 465. (Olds No. 7). Etching, colored: "A Southwest View of the City of New York, in North America."

Scope and Contents

Title also in french. "Drawn on the Spot by Thomas Howdell, of the Royal Artillery. Engraved by P. Canot." Published by The Jefferys at Charing Cross. Key below etching.

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Folder: FF-36 W&C Inventory No. 466. (Olds No. 6). Etching, colored: "The Southeast View of the City of New York, in North America."

Scope and Contents

Title also in French. Key below etching. "Drawn on the spot by Capt. Thomas Howdell, of the Royal Artillery. Engraved by P. Canot." Published by The Jefferys at Charing Cross.

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 476. (Olds No. 630). Etching, reproduction, colored: "Explosion of the British Frigate Guerriere, James R. Dacres, Esqr. Capt."

Scope and Contents

Originally published and sculp. by B. Tanner of Philadelphia on Nov. 10th, 1812. J.T. Barralet, del.

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 483. Etching, black & white: "Conclusion de la Campagne Liberte de 1781 en Virginie."

Scope and Contents

Engraved and published by Noel LeMire.

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Folder: FF-36 W&C Inventory No. 485. Etching on Newspaper: "The South Prospects of the City of New York of North America."

Scope and Contents

"Engraved for The London Magazine 1761."

1761
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 490. (Olds No. 43). Etching, reproduction, colored: "View of New York, From Weehawken."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1839." Title is also in French and German (?). Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "R. Wellis."

1839
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 491. (Olds No. 561). Etching, reproduction, colored: "Light House near Caldwell's Landing. (Hudson River.)"

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1838." Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, H. Adlard."

1838
Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 493. (Olds No. 1120). Etching, reproduction, colored: "4 Scenes: Surrender of Burgoyne; Evacuation of New York; McDonough's Victory; Canal Celebration."

Scope and Contents

There are four separate prints. All are drawn by J.L. Morton. Engravers are F. Humphreys, A. Jones, W.H. Dougal, and G.B. Ellis.

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 496. Engraving, reproduction: "George Washington after Gilbert Stuart."

Scope and Contents

Engraved by William Edgar Marshall from the original portrait in the Boston Athaneaum painted by Gilbert Stuart.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 498. (Olds No. 537). Engraving, colored: "Landing of Hendrick Hudson."

Scope and Contents

"From the original picture by R.W. Weir in the possession of Gulian C. Verplanck, Esq." Published by Martin Johnson & Company, New York.

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 499. (Olds No. 61). Print, colored: "Federal Hall, Wall Street and Trinity Church, New York, in 1789."

Scope and Contents

Published by M.C. Hyde from a contemporary print, 1879.

1879
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 500. (Olds No. 524). Engraving, colored: "Last Words of Captain Nathan Hale, the Hero-Martyr of the American Revolution."

Scope and Contents

"Designed by F.O. C. Darley, engraved by A.H. Ritchie, and Published Exclusively for Subscribers to the Adventures and Achievements of Americans." Below engraving is a short description of Hale's execution.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 507. (Olds No. 733). Reproduction: "Paul Jones the Pirate."

Scope and Contents

No publisher, artist, engraver given. Standing figure of Jones over a cannon with a sword in one hand and a gun in the other.

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Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 508. (Olds No. 510). Engraving: "Journée de Lexington"

Scope and Contents

"A Paris chez Mr. Godefrey, rue de Frances Bourgeois, Porte St. Michel, et chez Mr. Ponce, rue de St. Hyacinthe, au No. 19. A.P.D.R." "Del. et Grave par F. Godefrey" Below engraving is an explanation of the Battle of Lexington (French). [1784].

1784?
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 511. (Olds No. 378). Engraving, colored, newspaper reproduction: "View of the City of Algiers."

Scope and Contents

"For the American Universal Magazine" at center top above colored engraving.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 513. (Olds No. 48). Etching, reproduction: "Mansion House, (Bunkers,) Broadway, New York."

Scope and Contents

"Burton, del.; Archer, sc." New York, Bourne Publishers. Upper right corner, "Plate 5th."

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 514. (Olds No. 111). Etching, reproduction, colored: :Decatur's Conflict with the Algerine at Tripoli. Reuben Ames interposing his head to save the Life of his Commander."

Scope and Contents

"From the original painting by Chappel, in the possession of the Publisher." Johnson & Miles, publishers.

1877
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 515. (Olds No. 755). Etching, reproduction: "Paul Jones"

Scope and Contents

Adolphe Varin, engraver. Full face portrait of John Paul Jones.

1875
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 517. Etching, reproduction: "Nathan Clifford."

Scope and Contents

Full-face portrait of Clifford by Albert Rosenthal.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 518. (Olds No. 535). Etching, reproduction, colored: "The First Landing of the Pilgrims, 1620."

Scope and Contents

Published by Martin Johnson & Co., New York. Painted by Charles Isnay and engraved by T. Philibrown.

1856
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 519: (Olds No. 1066). Newspaper article print, colored: "Action of the Constitution and Guerriere"

Scope and Contents

Engraving on page "309" of American Magazine of Useful Knowledge. Page 310 is on reverse. Below engraving are notes from the official report of the action between the Constitution and the Guerriere.

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Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 520. (Olds No. 49). Lithograph, reproduction, colored: "Mansion House, (Bunkers,) [39] Broadway, New-York, in 1831

Scope and Contents

"Lith. for D.T. Valentine's Manual, 1855." "By George Hayward, 120 Water Street, N.Y." Depicts residence of General George Washington during the 2nd. Session of the First Congress.

1855
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 522. (Olds No. 26). Etching, reproduction, colored: "View of the Bay and Harbour of New-York, From the Battery."

Scope and Contents

"Drawn (C. Burton) and engraved (Wm. D. Smith) for the New York Mirror, 1830.

1830
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 523. (Olds No. 558). Etching, reproduction, colored: "Crow-Nest From Bull Hill. (Hudson River.)."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1838." Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "G.R. Richardson."

1838
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 524. Etching, reproduction, colored: "New York Bay. (From the Telegraph Station.)"

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1838." Under etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "R. Wallis."

1838
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 525. (Olds No. 25). Etching, reproduction, colored: "Street View No.2. Wall Street."

Scope and Contents

Drawn & Engraved for the New York Mirror. C. Burton. Del. W. Hoagland. Sc. "Printed by Smith..." in lower right margin.

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Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 526. (Olds No. 10). Engraving, reproduction: "Incendie de New-York"

Scope and Contents

"Dessiné par le Barbier, Peintre du Roi; grave par L. Halbou sculp." Pencil at bottom right margin "avant la tomaison"

1782
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 527. (Olds No. 967). Painting reproduction: "Capitulation of Algiers."

Scope and Contents

The print depicts men around a table signing a document. In the background the ship placard, "Guerriere". Presumably the Treaty of Algiers is being signed. "H. Ditzle" signature is shown on the print. "Copyrighted 1894 by G.B." is centered on top in the margin.

1894
Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 529. (Olds No. 523). Lithograph, colored: "The American General Lee taken Prisoner by Lieutenant Colonel Harcourt of the English Army, in Morris County, New Jersey, 1776."

Scope and Contents

Hamilton, delin. No information on publisher given.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 530. (Olds No. 529). Etching, reproduction, colored: "The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (Lieutenant-General of the British Army in North America) to General Washington & Count de Rochambeau, on the 19th of Octr. 1781__whereby the Posts of York-Town & Glouchester in Virginia, were then given up to the combined Forces of America & France."

Scope and Contents

Hamilton, delin. and Thorton, sculp.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 531. Etching, reproduction: "The State Watchman."

Scope and Contents

Oval, full face, portrait of a gentleman in a military coat. Black and white.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 532. (Olds No. 565). Engraving, reproduction, colored: "Rail-Road Scene, Little Falls. (Valley of the Mohawk.)."

Scope and Contents

"London Published for the Proprietors by Geo. Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1838." Below etching to the left, "W.H. Bartlett." and to the right, "R. Sands."

1838
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 533. (Olds No. 99). Engraving, reproduction: "Cap't. Sterrett in the Sch'r. Enterprise paying tribute to Tripoli, August 1801.

Scope and Contents

Engraved after painting by M. Corne. From "The Naval Temple", Boston, 1816.

1816
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 534. (Olds No. 351). Engraving, reproduction, colored:"Triumphant return of the American Squadron under Com. Bainbridge from the Mediterranean 1815"

Scope and Contents

M. Corne del. Printed by Samuel Maverick N.Y. W.S. Leney sc. On back of engraving appears to be signature of "James J. Woolsey" and other notations.

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Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 535. (Olds No. 531). Lithograph, colored: "Surrender of Cornwallis, at York-Town Va. Oct. 1871."

Scope and Contents

Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, 2 Spruce St. N.Y. Key below lithograph.

1845
Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 536. (Olds No. 552). Etching, reproduction: "Palissades Naturelles de l'Hudson."

Scope and Contents

"Etats-Unis" and "26" above etching in margin.

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Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 538. Etching, reproduction, colored: "The Temple Church, As Restored"

Scope and Contents

Drawn by Thos. H. Shepherd. Engraved by J. Carter. Published Aug. 16, 1828 by Jones & Co. 3 Acton Place, Kingsland Road, London.

1828
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 540. (Olds No. 89). Woodcut, colored: "Engagement Between the Bon Homme and Serapis; The Former Commanded by Paul Jones, and the Latter by Captain Richard Pearson."

Scope and Contents

No artist, engraver, publisher, or date given.

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Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 542. (Olds No. 500). Etching, reproduction: "A Representation of the Medal presented by the United States to Thomas Truxtun Esquire..."

Scope and Contents

Full title: "A Representation of the Medal presented by the United States to Thomas Truxtun Esquire, and a copy of the Resolution of Congress. The lower circle is the Obverse side of the Medal (U.S. Frigate Constellation and French Ship La Venegeance)". Artists for medal are given but unreadable. No artist, publisher, date given for print.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 543. (Olds No. 27). Engraving, colored: "View of the Bowling-Green, Broadway."

Scope and Contents

"Drawn and engraved for the New York Mirror. 1830." "Drawn by Davis." "V. Balch, sc."

1830
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 544. (Olds No. 24). Engraving, colored: "Street Views No. 1. Park Row."

Scope and Contents

"Drawn and Engraved for the New York Mirror. 1830." "Drawn by C. Burton." "Engraved by Wm. D. Smith."

1830
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 545. (Olds No. 548). Engraving, colored: "Capture of the City of Washington"

Scope and Contents

Published by J&J Cundee, Albion Press, London.

1815
Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 546. (Olds No. 536). Engraving, colored: "Landing of Roger Williams."

Scope and Contents

"From the original picture in the possession of the Publishers (Martin Johnson & Co., New York). Painted by Alonzo Chappel and engraved by G.R. Hall.

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Box: 4 Folder : 3 W&C Inventory No. 548. Newspaper Print: "The United States and Macedonian."

Scope and Contents

Page (421/422) from American Magazine of Useful Knowledge.

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Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 549. (Olds No. 521). Engraving, colored: "The State Watchman discovered by the Genius of Britain studying plans for the Reduction of America."

Scope and Contents

"Pubd by I. Jones, 10 Dec. 1781".

1781
Box: 4 Folder : 1 W&C Inventory No. 550. (Olds No. 588). Engraved portrait: "George Washington EQer, Général en Chef de l'Armée Anglo-Amériquaine, nommé Dictateur par le Congrès en Fevrier 1777."

Scope and Contents

"A Pris chez Esnauts et Rapilly, rue St. Jacques, a la Ville de Coutances. A.P.D.R." Three-quarter face portrait with hat and sword.

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Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 551. Etching, reproduction. "Samuel Chase."

Scope and Contents

Etching by Albert Rosenthal, 1890. Phila.

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Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 553. Lithograph, colored: "The Battle of New-Orleans, Fought Jany. 8th. 1815."

Scope and Contents

Lith. and published by N. Currier.

1842
Box: 4 Folder : 2 W&C Inventory No. 554. (Olds No. 58). Lithographs, colored: "Four Views of New York City"

Scope and Contents

Four lithographs of views of New York, framed together. (a) "Wall Street at William Street, looking West, 1825." Lithographed by McSpedon & Baker. (b) "Federal Hall and the Verplanck Mansion Wall Street, 1789." Drawn by David Grim. Lithographed by G. Hayward. For Valentine's Manual, 1856. (c) "New York & City Banks and the McEvers Mansion, Wall St. in 1800. The Residence of Gen. Knyphausen during the Revolution." Lithographed by G. Hayward. For Valentine's Manual, 1856. (d) "Broad Street. (Custom House in the Distance.)" Lithographed by G. Hayward. For Valentine's Manual, 1853.

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Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 557. (Olds No. 539). Engraving: "William Penn's Treaty with the Indians (Duplicate)."

Scope and Contents

Painted by Benjamin West. Published June 12th., 1775, by John Boydell, Engraver in Cheapside, London. John Hall, sculp.

1775
Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 560. (Olds No. 338). Music Score: "To Commodore Charles Stewart. "Old Ironsides" This Song is Cheerfully Inscribed by his friend. The Author."

Scope and Contents

The cover has a colored lithograph of three ships - The Cyane, The Constitution, and The Levant. T.P. Otter, del.; T. Sinclair, lith.,Phila. Lee & Walker of Philadelphia is the publisher. The Music is "Old Ironsides" by Charles T. Frey with words by Brainard Williamson.

1856
Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 561. (Olds No. 583). Engraving, colored: "Conclusion de la Campagne Liberte de 1781 en Virginie."

Scope and Contents

Engraved and published by Noel LeMire.

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Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 562. (Olds No. 646). Etching, reproduction, colored: "Perry's Victory on Lake Erie - after Birch."

Scope and Contents

Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by A. Lawson. Published by W.H. Smith, Philadelphia.

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Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 563. (Olds No. 506). Stone Lithograph, colored: "View of the Harlem River #4."

Scope and Contents

Pub. & Lith. by Currier & Ives. From nature and on stone, F.F. Palmer. The High Bridge is in the distance.

1852
Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 566. (Olds No. 643). Stone Lithograph, colored: "H.M.S. Shannon Carrying by Boarding the American Frigate Chesapeake. View No. 3."

Scope and Contents

"Painted by J.G. Schetky, Esq. & On Stone by L. Haghe. ... Designed by Capt. R.H. King, R.N." Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. "No. 3" centered above lithograph.

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Folder: FF-37 W&C Inventory No. 567. (Olds No. 1073). Print, reproduction: "List of American and British Naval Fleets to 1813."

Scope and Contents

No publisher given.

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Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 568. (Olds No. 228). Engraving, colored: "Action between Chesapeake and Shannon."

Scope and Contents

Engraving depicts a silver platter, manufactured by S. Hougham & Co, commemorating the battle between the Chesapeake and the Shannon. Engraving was executed by Henry Meyer. Published in London by the proprietor on December 2, 1816.

1816
Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 569. (Olds No. 983). Engraving: "Boat Transporting Major John Andre."

Scope and Contents

The print is an exact copy of the drawing by John Andre in 1780.

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Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 570. (Olds No. 1088). Print, colored: "Various Naval Actions of War of 1812., 'We have Met the Enemy and They are Ours.'"

Scope and Contents

No artist, engraver, or publisher given.

1816
Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 571. Lithograph, colored: "Benjamin Franklin. Statesman and Philosopher."

Scope and Contents

Lith. and published by N. Currier.

1847
Box: 4 Folder : 6 W&C Inventory No. 572. Lithograph, reproduction, colored: "Benjamin Franklin (grey hair/grey suit)."

Scope and Contents

Three-quarter face portrait of Franklin. Vanlee, pinxt. and P.M. Alix, sculp.

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Box: 4 Folder : 5 W&C Inventory No. 573. (Olds No. 337). Aquatint: "View of Action Between U.S. Frigate Constitution & The British Ships Levant & Cyane."

Scope and Contents

Published by S.C. Atkinson.

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 576. (Olds No. 915). Engraving, colored: "View of New York. From Brooklyn Heights."

Scope and Contents

Lith. & Pub. N. Currier. Palmer, del. Buildings on the Manhattan side noted below engraving.

1849
Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 577. (Olds No. 260). Engraving, colored: "Perry's Victory."

Scope and Contents

No artist, engraver, or publisher given.

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Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 578. (Olds No. 641). Stone Lithograph, colored: "H.M.S. Shannon commencing the Battle with the American Frigate Chesapeake - after J.G. Schetky. View No. 1."

Scope and Contents

"Painted by J.G. Schetky, Esq. & On Stone by L. Haghe. ... Designed by R.H. King, R.N." Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. "No. 1" cntered above lithograph.

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Folder: FF-35 W&C Inventory No. 579. Stone Lithograph, colored: "Capture of the Chesapeake by the Shannon - After Schetky, J.G."

Scope and Contents

"Painted by J.G. Schetky, Esq. & On Stone by L. Haghe. ... Designed by Capt. R.H. King, R.N." Published by Smith, Elder & Co., London. "No. 4" centered abovetop of lithograph.

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Folder: FF-38 W&C Inventory No. 580. (Olds No. 625). Engraving, colored: "U.S. Frigate Constitution Capturing His Britannic Majesty's Frigate Guerriere - after Birch."

Scope and Contents

Painted by T. Birch. Engraved by C. Tiebout. Published by James Webster, Philadelphia.

1813
Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 581. (Olds No. 578). Engraving, colored: "Map of Virginia."

Scope and Contents

"Ex officina Guiljelmi Blaeuw."

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Folder: FF-34 W&C Inventory No. 582. Lithograph, colored: "Map of Virginia to Florida."

Scope and Contents

No information on publisher, engraver, artist given.

Folder: FF-37 W&C Inventory No. 583. Photogravure, colored: "First Recognition of American Flag by Foreign Government - after Moran."

Scope and Contents

"Painted by Edward Moran, copyright 1898. ... Blechinger & Leykauf, Vienna, Hel. & Imp."

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Box: 4 Folder : 4 W&C Inventory No. 584. (Olds 977). Engraving, colored: "The Attack on Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, on June 28, 1776."

Scope and Contents

Page 408/407 from Harper's Weekly., June 26, 1858.

1858
Box: 4 Folder : 7 Labels from backing of prints

Scope and Contents

The prints donated by White & Case were unframed in 2018. Any labels that were on the backing were retained. Some were kept in the folders with the prints, others were compiled together in this small box with a box.

1963

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