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Catch Me Who Can

Description

Seascape providing a view of the topsail schooner, Catch Me Who Can, being fired upon by a British ship during the War of 1812. Waves in the water comprise the foreground while the schooner appears in the middle ground facing the left of the picture plane. The large British ship is seen in the background following the schooner underneath a pale blue sky.

Date

circa 1820-1830

Materials

Watercolor, graphite, aquatint on paper

Dimensions

8 1/16 H x 10 3/4 W inches

Resource ID

10276

Notes

Attributed to William J. Huggins (1781-1845).

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.