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Brigs and Barques: Images and Artworks from the Age of Sail

''HMS Shannon, carrying by boarding, the American Frigate Chesapeake after a Cannonade of five minutes, on the 1st June 1813''

A series of four lithographs depicting the capture of the USS Chesapeake by HMS Shannon, off Halifax, June 1813, during the War of 1812-15.

Date: 1813

Artist: John Christian Schetky

Reference: Documentary Art Collection Nova Scotia Archives 1979-147 142.3 / negative no.: N-1286

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