Chesapeake and Shannon.
Wood engraving, 128 x 215mm. 5 x 8½". Small tear into right-hand edge of image.
The naval action between USS Chesapeake and HMS Shannon during which the Shannon won and and captured the Chesapeake; War of 1812. From "The Naval Temple: Containing A Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States".
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