|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.
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.
N. Currier (Firm)
Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit,
MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 0196.
VIDEO FRAME ID: LCPP003B-49787 (from color film copy slide)
LCPP003A-07177 (from b&w film copy neg.)
CARD #: 90708611
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