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.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878, artist.
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
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.
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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