Dennis Malone Carter (c. 1820 - 1881) was an Irish-American painter. Carter's birth date is variously listed as 1818, 1820, and 1827. Born in Ireland, he immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1839. He settled in New York City, painting portraits and historical settings.
1878 Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat, 43 × 59 in. (109.2 × 149.9 cm.) National Museum of the United States Navy, Naval Historical Foundation, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Subjects: Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, Jr. (1779–1820); Midshipman Thomas Macdonough, Jr. (1783-1825). Scene: during the bombardment of Tripoli (in modern-day Libya), 3 August 1804 (during First Barbary War); US forces under command of Commodore Edward Preble (1761-1807).
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Mantle Fielding (1 January 1986). Mantle Fielding's dictionary of American painters, sculptors and engravers. Apollo Book. ISBN 978-0-938290-04-9. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
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