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Our Navy in action

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Summary:Set of art prints titled "Our Navy In Action," depicting Naval battles from the Revolutionary War through World War I. Contains 8 prints (of 12 total -- 4 are missing). Prints include quotations by Naval Officers, battle year and some brief information about each ship and battle. Print titles are: "USS Constellation vs. L'Insurgente -- 9 February 1799" (1 of 12); "USS Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere -- 19 August 1812," (2 of 12); "The Battle of Lake Erie -- 10 September 1813" (3 of 12); "USS Kearsarge vs. CSS Alabama -- 19 June 1864" (4 of 12); "Battle of Mobile Bay -- 5 August 1864" (5 of 12); "Battle of Santiago de Cuba -- 3 July 1898" (6 of 12); and "A Fast Convoy -- World War I" (7 of 12); "Return of the Mayflower -- 4 May 1917" (8 of 12). Circa 1968.
Provider:United States. Navy
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1981-1990
Topical subjects:Naval battles in art
United States -- History, Naval
War in art
Source citation:. D 207.10/2: N22. .
Repository:U.S. Government Information, Maps, & GIS Services
Browse terms:War, Military
Fine Arts
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:United States Government Posters Collection
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