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The American Schooner bore down on the Pylades Sloop of war, mistaking her, but on receiving a shot made sail & escaped hoisting a white flag at her fore 'Catch me who can' G.H

PAD6391
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Collection Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours
Gallery locationNot on display
VesselsPylades (1794)

Object details:

Object ID PAD6391
Description Technique includes scratching out.; Medium includes sepia ink.; Heightened with white. This anonymous watercolour, presumably of an incident in the Anglo-American ware of 1812-14 is inscribed at the bottom: 'The American Schooner bore down on the Pylades Sloop of war, mistaking her, but on receiving a shot made sail & escaped hoisting a white flag at her fore 'Catch me who can' G.H'
Date made

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials watercolour
Measurements Mount: 167 mm x 223 mm
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  • The American Schooner bore down on the Pylades Sloop of war, mistaking her, but on receiving a shot made sail & escaped hoisting a white flag at her fore 'Catch me who can' G.H (PAD6391)
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