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TITLE:  British valour and Yankee boasting or, Shannon versus Chesapeake / G. Cruikshank fect. CALL NUMBER:  PC 1 - 12080 (B size) [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER:  LC-USZC4-5918 (color film copy transparency)LC-USZ62-1557 (b&w film copy neg.) RIGHTS INFORMATION:  No known restrictions on publication. SUMMARY:  Cartoon shows a British boarding party routing the crew of the Chesapeake; in a matter of minutes the crew was subdued and the British flag hoisted. The Americans are portrayed as hapless and cowardly. MEDIUM:  1 print : etching, hand-colored. CREATED/PUBLISHED:  1813 September 1st. CREATOR: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, artist. NOTES: Pub[lishe]d for the Proprietor of Town Talk. Published in: Town Talk, v. 93. Forms part of: British Cartoon Prints Collection (Library of Congress). Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 9, no. 12080 SUBJECTS: Chesapeake (Frigate) Shannon (Frigate) Courage--1810-1820. Bragging--1810-1920. United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations--British. United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations--American. United States--History--War of 1812--Surrenders--American. FORMAT: Cartoons (Commentary) British 1810-1820.Etchings Hand-colored 1810-1820. REPOSITORY:  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA DIGITAL ID:  (color film copy transparency) cph 3g05918 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3g05918 (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a52303 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a52303 CONTROL #:  99471628

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