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    Color Lithograph: "The Fight between the Alabama and the Kearsarge off Cherbourg, June 19, 1864." The lithograph shows perhaps the Civil War's most celebrated sea battles between the USS Kearsarge and the CSS Alabama off the coast of Cherbourg, France. In the center of the print is a third ship, the British yacht Deerhound which rescued many of the Alabama's crew. Below the battle scene are portraits of Captain Semmes, CSN and Captain Winslow, USN. The print was engraved by Gustav W. Seitz and published by Zorn & Co., 120 London Wall, EC, London. The print measures 16.5" x 12.5" (sight size) and matted to 20" x 16" overall. Light staining and some tearing in the upper left corner, else, near fine.

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    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
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