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Frigates under sail near lighthouse | by Madison Historical Society (CT-USA)
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Frigates under sail near lighthouse

Engraving of three large frigates sailing rough seas near a coastal fortification with a lighthouse. Many, but not all, sails are set and ship in foreground has banners aloft and trails a French flag.

Early 19th c color lithograph by Delaplante & Durand Brager, Paris, France, under glass in a gilded wooden frame, 14 1/2" x 21". Sight: 12" x 18 1/2". Removed from frame for this photo to see credits on lower border.

Donated by Mrs. L.J. Raymond and her brother

ACC# 68.1.15

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(Photo credit Bob Gundersen

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Taken on November 28, 2017