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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.
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
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
5 1/8 X 6 3/4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
black-and-white prints (prints on paper)
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/ "
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Technology ; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations ; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns ; United States. Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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