See Perry’s Victory: The Battle of Lake Erie

ToledoMuseumArt_logo  Commemorating the 200th anniversary of Perry’s Victory, the Toledo Museum of Art presents a limited-time exhibit with paintings, prints, and artifacts.  This special offering opens on August 9th and closes on November 10, 2013.  Admission to the museum and exhibition is free; however, there is a $5 parking fee.

Perrys-VictoryIMAGE: Thomas Birch (American, born England, 1779-1851), Perry’s Victory on Lake Erie (detail), 1814. Oil on canvas, 66” x 96 1/2”. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadephia. Gift of Mrs. C.H.A.Esling.  Courtesy of The Toledo Museum of Art