Photo #: KN-10966 (color)
USS Constitution (1797-)
Oil on canvas, 18" x 14", by Marshall Johnson, Jr., circa 1896.
It depicts the ship under sail during her eastbound voyage around the World, 30 May 1844 -- 27 September 1846, while under the command of Captain John Percival.
The original painting is in the U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland. It was donated by Nelson B. Gaskill in 1960.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Online Image: 69KB; 670 x 925 pixels
Reproductions of this image may also be available through the National Archives photographic reproduction system as Photo # 428-KN-10966.
This "Hi-Res" JPG image has been cleaned to mitigate dust and other significant imaging flaws. Details of the original painting are unchanged.
Image posted 5 June 2009