THE FIRST NAVAL CONFLICT BETWEEN IRON CLAD VESSELS. IN HAMPTON ROADS, MARCH 9TH 1862.

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Charles Parsons

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The First Naval Conflict between Iron Clad Vessels. In Hampton Roads, March 9th 1862.

Three-color lithograph, 1862.
Image size 13 1/2 x 20 3/4" (34.2 x 52.8 cm).
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 32601
Price: $1,800.00
Publisher : Published by Endicott & Co., New York.
This battle scene between the Monitor and the Merrimac includes other naval vessels visible just behind the ironclads. All the vessels are identified, as is the geography, under the image: "Sewals Point, Jamestown, Yorktown, Rebel Tugs, Merrimac, Monitor, Cumberland, Congress, Minnesota, Newport News." There are eight small vignettes - showing details of the ships interiors - 7 of the Monitor, 1 of the Merrimac. All of this is topped by a portrait of Ericsson and his Caloric Engine. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Naval

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