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Storming Fort Oswego, on Lake Ontario, North America, May 6th, 1814 (Oswego, New York) Open in full size

Storming Fort Oswego, on Lake Ontario, North America, May 6th, 1814 (Oswego, New York)

Storming Fort Oswego, on Lake Ontario, North America, May 6th, 1814 (Oswego, New York)

Notes

Catalogued Nov 9 1988
Inscribed in the plate, l.l. (trimmed): Drawn by Captn Steele; l.r. (trimmed): Engraved by R. Havell & [Son]; b. (trimmed?; imprint from Jefferys no. 623): STORMING FORT OSWEGO, ON LAKE ONTARIO, NORTH AMERICA. / May 6th 1814 / [Published April 8th. 1817 for the Proprietor by R. Havell, 3 Chapel Street, Tottenham Court Road.] Inscribed in pen and black ink, mount, l.l.: Drawn by Captn Steele.; l.r.: Engraved by R Havell &; b.: STORMING FORT OSWEGO, ON LAKE ONTARIO, NORTH AMERICA. / May 6th 1814.
The sheet has been inlaid into amount of wove paper. A piece of the bottom of the sheet (bearing title) has been cut off and is probably that laid down vso b. of Acc. JRR 1168.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

Aquatint and etching coloured with water colour on wove paper

Extent

283 x 403; sheet (trimmed within plate-mark) 292 x 413; mount 387 x 515 mm

Provenance

Gift of J. Ross Robertson

Contributor

Steele, William, British, fl. 1797-1827, attributed to

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

JRR 1175 Cab II