Battle of Lake Champlain

Title:
Battle of Lake Champlain
Date: 
1815
Medium: 
Watercolor and brown ink over graphite on two sheets of sketchbook paper, with center binding holes, laid on heavier paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 22 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 57.5 cm )
Description: 
Military
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number: 
1963.65
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "View of Plattsburgh & Cumberland fort / from Cumberland head or at the farm now / belonging to Comr. MacDonough. Drawn Saty. Fey. 2d 1815 / H. Denray / in Compy. With Wm. H. Pitt."; various inscriptions in image in gray wash: "British Sloops / with spectators / from Montreal / & St Johns --"; "Ticonderoga";
Marks: 
Inscribed: at lower left: "View of Plattsburgh & Cumberland fort / from Cumberland head at the farm now / belonging to Com. MacDonough Drawb /sat, Feb. 2d 1815 / H. Denraye / in comp. with W. H. Pett."
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Creative: Tronvig Group