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The U.S. Monitor "Weehawken," Captn. John Rodgers and U.S. Steam Sloop "Iroquois," Captn. A. L. Case.

  • ARTIST: Charles Parsons

  • PUBLISHER: Published by E. Brown, Jr.

  • MEDIUM: Two-stone lithograph,

    DATE: 1864

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 18 11/16 x 30 1/2" (47.6 x 77.8 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Printed by Endicott & Co. New York. Sketched & Lith. by C. Parsons. Signed and dated "C. Parsons, 1862" in the stone. Parson's was one of the best draftsman of marine images in the 19th century. He worked for Endicott & Co. and Currier & Ives. A dramatic image of one of John Ericsson's monitors weathering heavy seas. The Weehawken was commissioned in January 1863 and was an improved and enlarged version of Monitor. A scarce print.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, save for two skillfully repaired breaks within the image.