Overall: 22 1/2 x 24 1/4 in. ( 57.2 x 61.6 cm )
Cotton copper-engraved kerchief of battles from the War of 1812; central image of the Battle of New Orleans; four corner vignettes of naval victories; four side images, two of naval battles, battle at Fort Moreal, and a key to the central image at bottom; printed in sepia ink on a white ground.
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
printed: on the key: " THE GLORIOUS VICTORY OF NEW ORLEANS/ Gained by the Americans under General Jackson, over the British,/ under General Packenham, 7th of January 1815./ EXPLAINATION/ A. The City of New Orleans/ B. The River Mississippi/ C. ..." printed: on borders between vignettes: "CAPTURE AND BURNING OF THE GUERRIER FRIGATE BY THE CONSTITUTION, CAPt. HULL/ XAPTURE OF THE BRITISH FORCE ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN, COMMODORE MCDOONUGH/ CAPTURE OF THE JAVA FRIGATE BY THE CONSTITUTION, CAPt. HULL/ PREVOST DEFEATED AND FLYING FROM FORT MOREAL/ CAPTURE OF THE MACEDONIAN FRIGATE BY THE UNITED STATES, CAPT. DECATEUR/ CAPTURE OF THE WHOLE BRITISH FORCE ON LAKE ERIE, COMMODORE PERRY/ CAPTURE OF THE GUN BRIG BOXER BY THE AMERICAN SHIP ENTERPRISE OF EQUAL FORCE" printed: below key: "R. Gray Sc."
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