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Catalog Number C06.511
Title Brave Old Kearsarge
Object Name Painting
Description This oil painting of The Brave Old Kearsarge depicts a steam sailer at sea under sail. At the bottom is the statement: ""The Brave Old Kearsarge"" It is unsigned. It was painted somewhere between the 1860's and the 1870's.
Year Range from 1860
Year Range to 1875
Artist Unknown
Dimensions H-33 W-44 inches
Material Oil on canvas
Place of Origin China
Provenance The Kearsarge was built at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and commissioned in 1862. It was famous for sinking the CSS Alabama in 1864 off Cherbourg, France.
Search Terms Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Civil War
Subjects Painting
Ship paintings