United States--History--War of 1812

War
1812-06-12 to 1814-12-24

Conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain over British violations of U.S. maritime rights. It ended with the exchange of ratifications of the Treaty of Ghent.


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after 1816
L.1940.115
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1946.188.3
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1967.142.8
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1949.1296
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1938.541
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1958.827.5
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1963.442
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1964.694
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1954.1282.16
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1938.236
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1935.38
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1962.183
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thumbnail Capture of the CHESAPEAKE
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1946.188.1
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Claudus, Rodolfo
1944.183
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1944.194
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Claudus, Rodolfo
1937
1967.142.1
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1946.842
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1954.1481
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"MacDonnough's Victory"
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1941.147
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Circa 1937
1958.827.2
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.9
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after 1831
1952.42
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August 09, 1814
1944.285
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1814
1961.688
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Congressional medal
1812
1935.23
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Congressional medal
1935.35
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Circa 1855
1999.204.2
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gelatin glass negative
September 13, 1813
1954.1282.2
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gelatin glass negative
1812
1954.1282.6
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gelatin glass negative
1954.1282.9
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Six pound cannon
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Before 1812
1939.529
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telescope
1941.388
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Chinese made, green glass bottle
bottle
Before 1812
1934.58
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engraving
Ridgway, W.
1961.701
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1946.188.9
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photograph of print
1953.3189
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Claudus, Rodolfo
August 18, 1812
1944.187
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color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
1937
1944.196
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1892
1940.503
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.10
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.12
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"U.S.S. HORNET and HMS PENGUIN, 1815"
color lithograph
Wales, George C.
1958
1959.277.4
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1950.558
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1996.96.346
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Tanner, Benjamin
1816-05-22
1961.39
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thumbnail Model of half brig RAMBLER
full model
Robbins, Robert M. Jr.
1957.998
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woodcut
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1851
1939.7
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.15
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lithograph
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1937
1958.827.17
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"Capture of the Essex"
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1814
1964.693
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1943.1124
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Congressional medal
1935.34
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gelatin glassplate negative
September 13, 1813
1954.1282.4
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gelatin glass negative
1954.1282.53
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gelatin glass negative
1954.1282.56
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thumbnail ink and watercolor drawing
Roy
Circa 1812
1968.32
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jib hank
Circa 1812
1933.60
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thumbnail HORNET and PENGUIN, March 23, 1815
watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1120
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thumbnail Steam frigate FULTON
lithograph
1946.188.5
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photograph of lithograph
1953.3186
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color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
1944.190
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.5
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lithograph
Currier, N.
1955.1150
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thumbnail tooth
Perry, William (attr.)
1939.1746
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thumbnail Scrimshaw whale tooth, "Battle of Lake Champlain - M'Donough's Victory"
tooth
Finney, Nathaniel Sylvester (attributed to)
Circa 1848
1941.412
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.16
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.20
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.4
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thumbnail "PRESIDENT in chase of BELVIDERA, June 23, 1812, Luffing to bring her starboard broadside to bear"
watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1134
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Congressional medal
1935.36
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gelatin glass negative
1954.1282.44
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Roskell, Robert
1810
1954.32
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scrimshaw whale tooth
Finney, Nathaniel Sylvester (attributed to)
Circa 1848
1941.411
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thumbnail Scirmshaw tooth, Commodore Oliver H. Perry
tooth
Finney, Nathaniel Sylvester
1900-1941
1941.436
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spyglass
1941.390
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Silver flask, made by T. Phipps & E. Robinson, London, 1790
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1790
1955.1166
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thumbnail UNITED STATES and MACEDONIAN
engraving
Tanner, Benjamin
After October 30, 1812
1961.37
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Mueller, Edward
1947.1183
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May 6, 1814
1946.188.8
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color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
1937
1944.193
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print of painting
1967.51
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Wales, G. C.
1931
1943.1117
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Wales, G. C.
1943.1118
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spikes and nails
1965.548.1
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color lithograph
Leavitt, John F.
1980
1982.80
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.14
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.7
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watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1128
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watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1131
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Model of privateer LYNX
full model
Snow, Frederick W.
1965.1090
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Action between the WASP and FROLIC
gelatin glass negative of woodcut
1954.1282.43
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thumbnail Blue transfer-decorated teapot with image of American Commodore Thomas MacDonnough's victory over British forces on Lake Champlain, 1814
teapot
after 1814
1950.86
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blue transfer-decorated unhandled tea cup with image of American Commodore Thomas Macdonough's victory on Lake Champlain, September, 1814
commemorative cup
1969.24
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After 1813
1963.1742
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portable desk
1962.1184
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"Capture of H.M. Brig "FROLIC" by the U.S. Sloop "WASP", 18 October, 1812"
photograph of painting
October 18, 1812
1953.732
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thumbnail CORNWALLIS and the HORNET
lithograph
1946.188.12
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thumbnail The ENDYMION and the PRESIDENT
lithograph
1946.188.4
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engraving
Annin, W. B.
1961.714
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photograph of print
1953.3190
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"US corvette Wasp opening fire on the brig Frolic, October 18, 1812"
color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
1944.189
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1937
1967.142.2
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
December 29, 1812
1967.142.11
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.13
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thumbnail PRESIDENT and ENDYMION, 1815
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1943.1115
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lithograph
Dodd, Robert
August 1813
1955.1153
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color lithograph
Currier, N.
1846
1983.89.6
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photograph of painting
1946.676
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.13
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thumbnail "Mother Bailey"
oil painting
L.1969.496
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.1
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engraving
Pierce, W. J.
1939.169
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"Capture of H.B.M. Sloop of War FROLIC 22 Guns Capt. Whinyates By the U.S. Sloop of War WASP 18 Guns, Capt. Jones, After an Action of FORTYFIVE Minutes."
hand colored engraving
Seymour, S.
Circa 1812
1949.3251
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thumbnail CONSTITUTION and JAVA
watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1123
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gelatin glass negative
Circa 1813
1954.1282.24
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Ditty box from sloop HERO
ditty box
1820
1950.173
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thumbnail CONSTITUTION, PEACOCK, EPERVIER, & JAVA
tooth
1949.1253
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"The Hero whose remains are here deposited [Capt. James S. Lawrence]..."
engraving
Harrison, C. P.
after 1813
1961.707
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thumbnail Portrait of Capt. Simeon Haley
oil painting
Brewster, John Jr. (attr.); Chinese artist, unidentified (attr.)
Before 1846
1941.266
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"Battle of Lake Erie"
color engraving
Powell, W.H.; Phillibrown, T.
1813
2007.65.4
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Six pound cannon
cannon
Before 1812
1939.528
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Battle of Lake Erie, Commodore Perry's Victory, 1851
woodcut
Andrew, John
1939.11
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engraving
Gimbrede
1961.697
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thumbnail SERAPIS and the BON HOMME RICHARD
lithograph
1946.188.11
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color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
July 11, 1812
1944.185
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color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
1937
1944.192
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"U.S. corvette Wasp opening fire on the brig Frolic, October 18, 1812"
color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.6
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Capture of the H B M sloop of war FROLIC by the U.S. sloop of war WASP
print
Claxton, Lieut.
1955.1147
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thumbnail PEACOCK and EPERVIER, April 28, 1814, First Broadsides
watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1121
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ship piece
Before 1813
1946.675
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commemorative plate
1957.401
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"Perry's Victory on Lake Erie,/ September the 10th 1813."
engraving
Tanner, Benjamin
September 10, 1813
1976.29
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.10
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"U.S. corvette Wasp opening fire on the brig Frolic, October 18, 1812"
lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.3
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trade card
Hoffman House
1996.88.1
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Piece of stanchion from battleship NIAGARA
stanchion piece
Before September 10, 1813
1933.173
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thumbnail HMS JAVA vs CONSTITUTION, 1814
print
Buchanan, Lieut.
1814
1964.695
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print
Buchanan, Lieut.
1814
1964.696
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thumbnail Brigs ARGUS and PELICAN, 1813
watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1116
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color lithograph
Park, Calvin M. (?)
1845
1983.89.8
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"The American Privateer GENERAL ARMSTRONG Capt. Sam. Reid"
color lithograph
Currier, N.
Before 1879
1998.73.2
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Congressional medal
1814
1935.24
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gelatin glass negative
1812
1954.1282.5
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gelatin glass negative
1954.1282.59
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thumbnail Blue transfer-decorated teapot with image of American Commodore Thomas MacDonnough's victory over British forces on Lake Champlain, 1814
teapot
after 1814
1950.86
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Six pound cannon
cannon
Before 1812
1939.527
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thumbnail MacDonough's Victory on Lake Champlain
color lithograph
1946.188.10
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thumbnail Action off Mud Fort on the Delaware River
lithograph
1946.188.2
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photograph of lithograph
1953.3187
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color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
July 16, 1812
1944.186
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color lithograph
Claudus, Rodolfo
1937
1944.191
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.4
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.9
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color lithograph of watercolor
Claudus, Rodolfo
1967.142.14
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"The U.S. Frigate CONSTITUTION, 1812"
color lithograph
GRANT, GORDON
1927
1960.255.11
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snapshots of painting
1958.1550
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thumbnail silver print
1933
1996.96.729
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silver print of painting
1996.96.347
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thumbnail Scrimshaw tooth
tooth
1952.89.3
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thumbnail envelope
Circa 1915
1999.97.12
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.11
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.12
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.18
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.19
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.6
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lithograph
Claudus, R.
1937
1958.827.8
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thumbnail Frigates CHERUB, ESSEX and PHOEBE off Valparaiso March 28, 1814
watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1126
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thumbnail CHESAPEAKE and SHANNON, June 1, 1813
watercolor
Wales, G. C.
1943.1119
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glass negative
Scholfield, Everett Augustus
1976.171.192
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gelatin glass negative
1812
1954.1282.3
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gelatin glass negative
1954.1282.47
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