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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: December 21, 2014
Caption: Impressment of American Seamen following the defeat of the USS Chesapeake by HMS Leopard, June 1807
Additional Description: The practice of “impressments” forcing American sailors into the British navy was one of the causes of the War of 1812.Close-up of painting on marker
The Granger Collection, New York.
Submitted: December 24, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p296277
File Size: 2.566 Megabytes
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