Broadside

Broadside
Title
Broadside
Date 
ca. 1813
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 14 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. ( 36.8 x 28.6 cm )
Description 
Silk block-printed broadside of the eulogy of Commander James Lawrence, with a monument headpiece surrounded by flags and navy emblems, surmounted by a portrait bust; text below; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Object Number 
INV.12212
Marks 
printed: on monument: "SACRED/ to the/ Memory/ of the/ BRAVE/ Jas. Lawrence/ Esquire./ Obt. June A 1813/ AE 31." printed: all over: "ELEGY,/ IN REMEMBERANCE OF/ JAMES LAWRENCE, ESQUIRE:/ (LATE COMMANDER OF THE UNITED STATES' FRIGATE CHESAPEAKE.)/ SPIRIT OF SYMPATHY ! from Heaven descend ! /..."
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Creative: Tronvig Group