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Gaspee Graphics Index 2--Gaspee Affair Ships and Scenes
(Click on thumbnails to enlarge)  Notice: some images may be subject to copyright.  Others may be considered Public Domain by virtue of their age, but we take no responsibility for assessing such issues.  Some thumbnails have been colorized or lightened to enhance detail presentation. Presented in, more or less, random order.
Pettine
HMS Gaspee
by Pettine 1969
Source Unknown
found in old files of the
Gaspee Days Committee

DAR1892
Schooner Gaspee
by S. G. Studley
from Loan Exhibition Gaspee Chapter, DAR, 1892

Considered Public Domain by GoogleBooks
MoringSilhouette
Gaspee Silhouette
by Paule Stetson Loring
From Gaspee Days Committee Archives

Commissioned by the
Gaspee Days Committee

James Otis
The Gaspee

by L. E. Bridgman
taken from
When We Destroyed the Gaspee
by James Otis-Kaler, 1895
Considered Public Domain by GoogleBooks

HMS Chaleur
Sister Ship to the Gaspee
Stolen from BucklinSociety.net

Royal Navy Marblehead schooner
by LB Jenson
Sultana
HMS Sultana
Smaller, but similar to
HMS Gaspee
Courtesy Schooner Sultana Foundation
HMSRose
HMS Rose
a much bigger brig
for comparison

Courtesy HMS Rose Foundation
PacketShip
Typical Packet Ship
from an old book
HannahModel
Packet Ship Hannah
8 ft model
parade float
Gaspee Days Committee
Whaleboat
Whaleboat

Similar in size and shape to longboats that attacked the Gaspee

Source Unknown
LongboatDraught
18th Century Longboat drawings
Taken from Chapman
SultanaDraught
Draught of Schooner Sultana
Courtesy of Schooner Sultana Foundation
HalifaxDraught1
Draught 1 of HMS Halifax
from Chapelle's The History of American Sailing Ships
HalifaxDraught2
Draught 2 of HMS Halifax
thought to be very similar to the HMS Gaspee

HMS Chaleur
Draught
PeckLnMon
British prisoners from
the schooner Gaspee

by Chris Kane, 1996
Peck Lane monument, Warwick, RI

Publicly funded monument

British prisoners from
the schooner Gaspee
by Chris Kane
Peck Lane Monument Draft


BrownBess
Brown Bess musket c1772
Courtesy National Maritime Museum (UK)
 

Pistol
Flintlock pistol c1772
Courtesy National Maritime Museum (UK)

Plate1
Lindsay reports Gaspee's plight

Plate 1 of 4
From Providence: The Southern Gateway of New England, 1926
Plate2
The invitation to join in the attack is announced
Plate 2 of 4
From Providence: The Southern Gateway of New England, 1926
Plate3
Plans are laid
Plate 3 of 4

From Providence: The Southern Gateway of New England, 1926
Plate4
The attack on the Gaspee

Plate 4 of 4
From Providence: The Southern Gateway of New England, 1926
Mason2
Drumming up support
by Helen B. Mason
taken from Once Upon a Time in Rhode Island by Katherine Pyle, 1914
SabinCrowd
Sabin Tavern Crowd
Artist Unknown
From Old Stone Pamphlet 1931
Mason1
Standoff with Dudingston
by Helen B. Mason
taken from Once Upon a Time in Rhode Island by Katherine Pyle, 1914
BucklinsShot
Bucklin's shot
by Halladay
Source Unknown
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