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A hand-colored Nathaniel Currier print (before he joined with Ives), circa 1830s.  From the Library of Congress Reproduction Number: LC-USZC2-1904 (col. slide).  More about Currier & Ives here.

Legend below the illustration reads:

Lith. and Pub. by N. Currier                                                              152 Nassau Street N.Y.
                        American privateer "General Armstrong" Capt. Sam. C. Reid
In the Harbour of Fayal (Azores), October 26th 1814.  Repulsing the attack of the boats containing 400 men from the British ships  'Plantagenet', 74 (guns), _'Rota', 44, and 'Carnation', 18 Guns.  The General Armstrong was 246 tons burthen.   Carried 6 Nine pounders and a Long Tom (42 pounder;) amid ships and a crew of 90 men.  The bristish loss was 120 men killed and 130 wounded__Americans lost 2 killed and 7 wounded.


The item is:
TITLE: American privateer "General Armstrong" Capt. Sam. C. Reid

CALL NUMBER: PGA - Currier & Ives--American privateer (A size) [P&P]

REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC2-1904 (col. slide)
LC-USZ62-3707 (b&w copy photo)

MEDIUM: 1 print : lithograph.

CREATED/PUBLISHED: [New York] : N. Currier, [between ca. 1835 and ca.
1852]

CREATOR:

N. Currier (Firm)

NOTES:

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit,
MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0196.

FORMAT:

Lithographs 1830-1860.

VIDEO FRAME ID: LCPP003B-49787 (from color film copy slide)
LCPP003A-07177 (from b&w film copy neg.)

CARD #: 90708611

 

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