U.S. Frigate "Chesapeake": Silhouette
Black ink and wash, and graphite on beige paper
sheet: 7 1/2 x 9 7/8 in. ( 19 x 25.1 cm )
Silhouette: Profile view of three-masted frigate in black ink on rectangular sheet of cream paper.
Gift of Ernest J. Wessen, 1950
signature and date: lower right: "C. G. DAVIS / 1934"
inscription: on back: "U. S. Frigate Chesapeake - Drawing by C. G. Davis"
Signed and inscribed and signed at lower right in black ink: "C.G. Davis / 1934"
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