1. Creator/Author:
  2. Louis Prang (17)

Kearsarge and Alabama

Creator:
J.O. Davidson, Louis Prang
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1886
Materials:
paper
Measurements:
overall: 16 3/4 in x 21 5/8 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0113
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

Chromolithograph depicts the Kearsarge and the Alabama. The print features the Union Navy loading canons from the deck of the USS Kearsarge and firing them at the sinking CSS Alabama in the background. Clouds of smoke obscure the deck. For more information on this and other Prang Civil War chromolithographs, see Prang's Civil War Pictures: the Complete Battle Chromos of Louis Prang with the Full "Descriptive Texts" edited and with an introduction by Harold Holzer. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum