File:Burning of the uss philadelphia.jpg

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creator QS:P170,Q966864
Title
Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia in the Harbor of Tripoli
Object type painting
object_type QS:P31,Q3305213
Description
English: It depicts USS Philadelphia, previously captured by the Tripolitans, ablaze after she was boarded by Stephen Decatur and 60 men and set afire, making their escape in the ketch Intrepid, depicted in the foreground.
Français: Tableau montrant l'incendie du navire américain l’USS Philadelphia le 16 février 1804 dans le port de Tripoli. Capturé par les tripolitains après son échouage en octobre 1803, il finit incendié par Stephen Decatur et soixante hommes, qui s'échappent dans le ketch l’Intrepid représenté au premier plan.
Date 1897
date QS:P571,+1897-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 60 ″ (152.4 cm); Width: 42 ″ (106.6 cm)
dimensions QS:P2048,60U218593;P2049,42U218593
U.S. Naval Academy Museum Collection
Object history Gift of Paul E. Sutro, 1940.
Inscriptions signed and dated by the artist
Source/Photographer Naval History and Heritage Command: Photo #: KN-10849 (Color)
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