The Capture of the U.S. Frigate President.. January 1815

A view of the capture of the US frigate ‘President’, shown starboard broadside in the foreground and right of centre in the picture, by a British squadron. To her left is the ‘Tenedos’, the ‘Majestic’ in the background. On the right of the picture is ‘Pomone’, and on the far left is ‘Endymion’ stern-on with severely-damaged rigging. Coloured lithograph by Samuel Walters, from a sketch by Captain William Skiddy.

Object Details

ID: PAH8153
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Skiddy, after; Day & Haghe Walters, Samuel
Events: War of 1812: Capture of the President, 1815
Vessels: President fl.1815 [US navy]; Endymion (1797)
Date made: 15-16 Jan 1815; fl.1815
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 440 x 584 mm

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