The YANKEY TORPEDO

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Title

The YANKEY TORPEDO

Subject

Sea monsters
Sailors--Great Britain
Torpedoes
United States--History--War of 1812

Description

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Devil:Grapple him Citizen and I'll play one of my Infernal capers under his bottom

Death:I'll tip you a Yankey Torpedo.

Sailor:Blown my hull indeed---you may kiss my ......tafferal-Mr Yankee doodle-Shiver me---I 'll tip you a taste of the Shannon and send you down to old Davy

Sword: British Steel

Creator

Elmes, William

Publisher

Thomas Tegg & Co.

Date

1813

Identifier

Lilly Library: Print #3090

PURL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/lilly/VAC1755/VAC1755-03090

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Physical Dimensions

27 x 40 cm.

Files

VAC1755-03090.jpeg

Citation

Elmes, William, “The YANKEY TORPEDO ,” The Lilly Library Online Exhibitions, accessed July 15, 2024, https://collections.libraries.indiana.edu/lilly/exhibitions/items/show/63.

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