Signed, in plate, lower left: Painted by T. Birch, A.C.S.A.
Inscribed, lower left center: The Constitution had 7 men killed & 7 wounded. Inscribed, lower center: Fought August 19, 1812. Inscribed, lower right center: The Guerriere had 15 men killed and 63 wounded. Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by C. Tiebout, A.C.S.A. Inscribed, lower margin: THIS REPRESENTATION OF THE U.S. FRIGATE CONSTITUTION, ISAAC HULL, ESQR. COMMANDER, CAPTURING HIS BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S FRIGATE GUERRIERE, JAMES R. DACRES, ESQR. COMMANDER | Is respectfully inscribed to Capt. Isaac Hull, his Officers and Gallant Crew; by their devoted humble Servant, | James Webster. Long description of the battle continues in plate. Oval portrait of Commander Hull in the center of the bottom margin is engraved by D. Edwin.