Engraved inscription in lower margin: "A Correct View of the Town and outer Harbor of Gloucester and the appearance of the Sea Serpent / as was Seen on the 14th of August 1817 -- from the Original Sketch of Capt John Beach Jr."
Found in the Egyptian Department Basement in November 2002
- Engraved by Unidentified artist, American, 19th century
- After Captain John Beach Jr., American, 1782–1841
Platemark: 30.5 x 46 cm (12 x 18 1/8 in.) Sheet: 34 x 48 cm (13 3/8 x 18 7/8 in.)
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