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U.S. "Monitor" Riding out a Gale During the Blockade off Charleston, South Carolina

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Gouache and watercolor over graphite on illustration board
Overall: 7 1/2 x 8 in. ( 19 x 20.3 cm )
Signed: at lower right: "J.O. Davidson"
Signed at lower right inside image in white gouache: "J.O. DAVIDSON."; inscribed at lower center outside image in graphite: "The U.S. Monitors riding out a gale during the blockade off Charleston South Carolina"; below at left: "..[partially erased] taken out 1/2 mount on smoke and added to … ship"; at right: "Dec call E. about all titles"; various other printing notations; verso inscribed at upper left in blue pencil: "Davidson"; at middle left: "Monitor's Riding out a Gale"; various other prin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group