Artifacts

Creator

Albert Bobbett

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Creator Role

Engraver

Description

Steel engraving: ""Attack of the 'Monitor' on the 'Merrimack'."" In the foreground, there is a depiction of the ocean or sea. In the center of the image, there are two metal ships with smoke coming out of each. The first is small and colored white. The small ship has an American flag waving from the top. The second ship is considerably larger and darker. In the background, there is a smaller sail boat depicted.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1878

Measurement

7 1/4 X 9 1/2 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

lithographic engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto, bottom: ATTACK OF THE "MONITOR" ON THE "MERRIMACK.";" Bobbett S."

Creation Location

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

Work Type

lithographic engravings (prints)

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.

Related Source

Prints removed from Our Country: A Household History for All Readers etc. MSU Special collections: E178.L896 1879 v.3

ID

1340

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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