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Photo #: NH 86692-KN (color)
"Capture of H.M. Ships Cyane & Levant, by the U.S. Frigate Constitution", 20 February 1815
Lithograph by James Queen after a painting by Thomas Birch, published circa the mid-19th Century by P.S. Duval, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
It depicts the American frigate engaging Levant (at left) and Cyane (at right).
Constitution was commanded by Captain Charles Stewart.
Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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Image posted 25 March 2009