1852
“Fire One of the Six-Pounders and Aim at the First of the Boats!”
FES Title: Last full page for ‘Yankee Ships in Pirate Waters’ “Fire one of the six-pounders – and aim at the first of the boats” The six pounder roared – a geyser sprang up and with it the remnant of a boat
Alternate Titles: Fire One of the Six-Pounders and Aim at the Native Boats (1934, 1936); Turn Around Is Fair Play
[1962]; Turn About is Fair Play [1967]
Date: 05/28/1931
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-on-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Holland, Rupert Sargent. Yankee Ships in Pirate Waters. Philadelphia: Macrae-Smith-Company, 1931: facing 56.
caption: ‘Fire one of the six-pounders and aim at the first of the boats.’ The six-pounder roared. A geyser sprang up and with it the remains of a boat.

Holland, Rupert Sargent. Yankee Ships in Pirate Waters. Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., 1931: facing 56.
caption: ‘Fire one of the six-pounders and aim at the first of the boats.’ The six-pounder roared. A geyser sprang up and with it the remains of a boat.

Inscription: lr: F.E. Schooonover / ’31
Annotations: en verso: Turn Around is Fair Play / F.E. Schoonover 1852 / For Yankee Ships in Pirate Waters No. 1852
“Fire one of the six-pounders and aim at the first of the boats.” The six-pounder roared. A geyser sprang up and with it the remains of a boat.
Exhibitions: 1934 Wesleyan; 1936 William Penn; 1962 Bank of Delaware; 1967 Gift Horse
Comments: TP 11/21/02; form 11/21/02; index; edit
Commentary:
Provenance: Sold by the artist to Evelyn M. Osborn, Wilmington, Delaware [1965]; Collection of Suzanne and Joel Sugg [2007]