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Description

Reproduction of Currier & Ives: "The Sinking of the "Cumberland"..." From Portfolio #2 of an 8 portfolio set: "Currier & Ives...Engravings For The People Of The Civil War." A color print which depicts the sinking of the "Cumberland." A ship is depicted being fired upon by an iron clad.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

10 3/4 X 15 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper; engraving (printing process)

Inscription

recto bottom center: "The Sinking of the "Cumberland" By the Ironclad "Merrimac", off Newport News VA March 8th 1862./ The Cumberland went down with all her.... "

Creation Location

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

Work Type

color print--reproduction (derivative object)

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

Objects 519.1-519.7

ID

519.3

Digital ID

FVW_00519.3

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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