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Title: SHANNON and CHESAPEAKE, 1813

Accession Number: 1964.692
Category: PAINTINGS - OIL
Type: oil painting
Maker: Schetky, John (attri.)
Place: USA: Massachusetts: Boston
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Description: Oil painting of the battle scene during the War of 1812 between the SHANNON & CHESAPEAKE off Boston, June 1, 1813. Attributed to Scottish artist John C. Schetky. In one of the few American naval losses during the first year of the War of 1812, HMS SHANNON defeated the thirty-six-gun frigate CHESAPEAKE off Boston on 1 June 1813.

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