Founding of the American Navy
Graphite on beige paper
Overall: 17 1/2 x 14 7/8 in. ( 44.5 x 37.8 cm )
inscriptions: Bottom right: H. A. Ogden. Bottom: The Founding of our Navy
Signed at lower right in graphite: "H.A. Ogden"; inscribed at lower center: "The Founding of our Navy -- / John Paul Jones presenting his views as to the formation of a navy to First Naval Committee / of the 2d Continental Congress -- Philadelphia Jluy 18 1775.", with a key to the standing figures above
Robert J. Gallione Wilbur Fund
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