Imprinted (beneath image), lower left: "F.F. PALMER, DEL."; lower right: "CURRIER & IVES, LITH. N.Y."; lower center: "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1862 by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office in the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York."
Title imprinted in stone, lower center: "TERRIFIC ENGAGEMENT BETWEEN THE "MONITOR" 2 GUNS, AND "MERRIMAC" 10 GUNS, IN HAMPTON ROADS, MARCH 9th 1862./ The First Fight between Iron Ships of War./ In which the Merrimac was crippled, and the whole rebel fleet driven back to Norfolk." Also, keyed below image: [left and left of lower center] "NEWPORT NEWS / MINNESOTA /FORTRESS MONROE/ [to right of lower center and right] REBEL STEAMERS JAMESTOWN & YORKTOWN/ SEWELL'S POINT"
Boats, Trains and Things, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 5-December 6, 1972.
Raymond G. Clifton (1895-1968), Pine Cupboard Antique Shop, Franklin, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1958.
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