American School, 19th Century
Important and Rare Remembrance of the Ship Baltic & Her Crew War of 1812 Fraktur
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Property from the John B. Schorsch Collection
Important and Rare Remembrance of the Baltic & Her Crew, War of 1812 Fraktur
William Hamilton Warner
Probably New England
executed in pen and ink on paper heightened with blue watercolor and inscribed with the names and positions of the members of the crew of the ship Baltic, which served in the War of 1812, the upper registers painted with a depiction of a fully-rigged ship under sail, beneath and American eagle and stars inscribed WARE ARE ONE, by Wailliam H. Warner to to James Merithero on board the ship Baltic. List of Persons:
Jonathan Aborns Commander / Stephen Smith 1st Officer / Daniel L. Cooke 2nd Officer / James Merithero born July 27th 1779.
Sight Height 12 3/8 in. by Width 18 3/4 in.
Not examined out of frame. Toning, staining, and foxing throughout. The center with minor losses and crease lines throughout from being folded. One 1/2-inch by 4-inch loss to upper proper left corner.
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