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A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry

Description

An aquatint with the full title "A View of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore by the British fleet, taken from the Observatory, under the command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn, on the morning of the 13th of September 1814 which lasted 24 hours, & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss."

Date

circa 1814

Publisher

Philadelphia: J. Bower

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

1988.61

Dimensions

11 x 17 inches

Extent

1 print

Resource ID

2366

Notes

See: McCauley E13.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

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