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The black and white engraving depicts the USS Kearsarge and CSS Alabama fighting, presumably at the Battle of Cherbourg. It is printed on off-white paper with black ink. The engraving appears to have been removed from a bound volume.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 1/2 X 10 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
ink on paper steel engraving
recto, below image: ACTION BETWEEN THE KEARSARGE AND ALABAMA.
Alabama (Screw sloop); Kearsarge (Battleship); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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