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U.S. Cruiser "Iroquois" in the Bay of Naples

Object Number: 
1940.998
Date: 
1861-65
Medium: 
Gouache and watercolor on paper laid on paper backed with canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 25 in. ( 41.9 x 63.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscribed: by donor, pasted on reverse (hand-written note): "This water color is a picture of the 'Iroquois,' cruiser, in the Mediterranean during the Civil War."
Inscriptions: 
A handwritten note in black ink by the donor attached to the verso reads: "This water color is a picture of the / "Iroquois", cruiser in the "Mediterranean" / during the Civil War. Edgar F. Doane / was drugist and assisted surgeon / on this ship. He was on another / U.S. ship, which cruised in Southern / waters, at first. This picture has / also been given to The Hiscorical / Society of 170th Central Park West. / N.Y. City, N.Y.. / By Josephine Griswold / Vanderbilt Ave. / Babylon / Long Island
Description: 
Marine
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Josephine Griswold
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group