The U.S.S. "Wasp"
Watercolor, black ink, graphite, and gouache with scratching out on paper
Overall: 20 1/2 x 37 3/4 in. ( 52.1 x 95.9 cm )
Signed: at lower left: "J.W. Dodge" Inscribed: at lower right: "Montevideo 1866" Inscribed: at bottom center: "USS Wasp presented by W. D. Evans to the Ward Room officers of the above Ship Montevideo, Oct.1866"
Signed at lower left outside image in blue watercolor: "J.W.Dodge"; inscribed at lower right outside image: "Montevidio[sic] 1866"; at lower center outside image in black ink: "U.S.S. 'WASP' / Presented by W. D. Evans to the Ward Room Officers of the above Ship / Montevideo Octr. 1866."
Gift of the Naval History Society Collection
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