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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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
7 1/4 X 9 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
lithographic engraving (printing process)
recto, bottom: ATTACK OF THE "MONITOR" ON THE "MERRIMACK.";" Bobbett S."
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Hampton Roads, Battle of, 1862; Hampton Roads (Va.), Battle of, 1862; Ironclads, Battle of the, Va., 1862; Monitor and Merrimack, Battle of, Va., 1862;
lithographic engravings (prints)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Prints removed from Our Country: A Household History for All Readers etc. MSU Special collections: E178.L896 1879 v.3
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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