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The Pelican Sloop of War, Cap. Maples, Rakeing & Capturing the American brig Argus, Reverse Print On Glass
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
English, early 19th century. A reverse print on glass of a smoke filled sea engagement between the British ship Pelican and the American ship Argus. Inscriptions include:  Pelican carries 20 Guns, 113 Men, had 2 Kill'd 3 Wounded.; The Argus carries 20 Guns, 130 Men, had 6 Kill'd 17 Wounded.; The Pelican Sloop of War, Cap. Maples, Rakeing & Capturing the American brig Argus, on the 14 of Aug. 1813, after an Action of 40 Minutes, the American Cap. Allen was Mortally Wounded.; and Published by W.B. Walker. 4 Fox & Knot Court. Cow Lane. London., presented in a wood frame; 9.75 x 14 in. (sight).

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan


Condition:  
Two tiny losses near top. Some light wear to frame.
Sold: $450.00
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