Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 86

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(WAR OF 1812.) Engagement between the U.S. Frigate Constitution . . . and the British Frigate Guerriere. Hand-colored engraving, 14 x 17 inches; worn at edges with staining and remnants of early overmat in margins, 5-inch closed tear in image area and some shorter tears, laid down on later card. Philadelphia: Benjamin Tanner, 1 October 1812

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This print was published within 7 weeks of the naval battle, which is an impressive turnaround time. It includes extracts from the letters of Isaac Hull, captain of the Constitution. Stauffer 1544.