A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the observatory under the command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814 which lasted 24 hours, & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss

Title

A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the observatory under the command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814 which lasted 24 hours, & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss

Creator

Bower, John, artist

Date

[approximately 1819, re-engraved approximately 1905]

Original Format

1 print : etching, aquatint, and engraving, hand-colored

Physical Dimensions

40.1 x 50.9 cm (sheet)

Files

35544v.jpg

Citation

Bower, John, artist, “A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the observatory under the command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814 which lasted 24 hours, & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the night attempted to land by forcing a passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss,” Baltimore Heritage Digital Collections, accessed November 21, 2019, https://collection.baltimoreheritage.org/items/show/88.

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