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Creator:
Schetky, John Christian, 1778-1874.
Title(s):

A series of four views to illustrate the naval action fought on the first day of June, 1813, between the English frigate Shannon, and the American frigate Chesapeake / lithographed by Mr. L. Haghe, from very accurate paintings executed by J.C. Schetky, Esq., under the inspection of Captain R.H. King, R.N. ; accompanied by a description of the plates, and a general account of the engagement.

Published/Created:
London, Smith, Elder, and Co., 1830.
Physical Description:
[1] leaf, [4] leaves of plates : 4 ill. ; 48 x 64 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
AmVa 1576
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Wrapper title.
BEIN 2002 Folio 71: Original wrappers. Bookplate of Paul Mellon.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Oblong folio. Original printed wrapper. Color plates (4). Lithographed by L. Hague. 18 5/8 inches x 24 9/16 inches. Presentation copy from Capt. R. H. King. In 1/4 blue morocco box-case, ht: 26 1/8 inches (on spine: FOUR VIEWS TO ILLUSTRATE NAVAL ACTION FOUGHT BETWEEN FRIGATES SHANNON AND CHESAPEAKE SCHETKEY & KING/ORIGINAL WRAPPERS PRESENTATION COPY LONDON 1830).
Subject Terms:
Chesapeake (Frigate)
Mellon, Paul -- Bookplate.
Shannon (Frigate)
United States -- History -- War of 1812.
Contributors:
Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885.
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