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Description

Nineteenth century print; ""The 'Merrimac'."" This likely a reproduction that was removed from a book. The artifact appears to be half of a page. The bottom of the page includes a detail rendering of the Merrimac. There is smoke coming out of the top of the ship.

Description Source

The Civil War: Day by Day, https://blogs.lib.unc.edu/civilwar/index.php/2012/07/12/12-july-1862/ accessed on Febuary 20th 2020

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

5 1/8 X 6 3/4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

black-and-white prints (prints on paper)

Inscription

recto, bottom left: "a. Prow of steel/ b. wooden Bullwarks/ h. Pilot House/. "recto, bottom right: "Lt. Blackford del. March 7, 1862/ dd Tran underwater/ f Propeller/ "

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

black-and-white (print)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

1362

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

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