O.H. Perry Esqr. of the United States Navy engraving. Joseph DENNIE, Oliver Oldschool.

O.H. Perry Esqr. of the United States Navy engraving

Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Port Folio magazine
Date Published: 1814
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding

March 1814, p.204, Port Folio magazine black aquatint engraved print. Black stipple engraved oval portrait. Waldo print, engraved by [David] Edwin. Paper: 5 1/4” x 8 3/8”. Image: 3” x 3 3/4”

Very minor soiling and spot on top left and small edge tears along right side otherwise very good condition. Oliver Hazard Perry's immortal dispatch to Major General William Henry Harrison after the Battle of Lake Erie, 10 September 1813,

"We have met the enemy and they are ours two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop." The victory secured the Great Lakes region for the United States and ended the threat of invasion from that quarter.

Stauffer: 844.
Very Good. Item #3362

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