"The U.S. Frigate Sabine, Rescuing a Battalion of U.S. Marines from the Transport Governor". On the 2nd Novr. 1861 off the Coast of South Carolina the Sabine fell in with the Transport Governor, in a sinking condition and took from her a Battalion of...

[ DeHass, M.F.H. (artist). Engraved by C. Parsons. ]
Ca. 1861.
Color lithograph, visible image approximately 15 3/4 x 25 inches, matted and framed to 24 x 32 inches. Not examined outside of frame. This antique print has been recently matted with a window for the image and a window for the title text. There is no margin around the image, suggesting faults that the mat is covering. Faint scattered foxing (barely noticeable) in the image area, title area is toned. Vintage frame in good condition. Sold with all faults. Title continued: ...the Sabine fell in with the Transport Governor, in a sinking condition and took from her a Battalion of Marines under command of Major Reynolds, together with the Officers and crew of the Steamer, amounting in all to over 400 Souls. To Captain Cadwalader Ringgold, the Officers and crew of the Sabine, this Print is respectfully dedicated..." A stunning image and an impressive piece of printmaking; this Civil War night time naval rescue is dramatically depicted on a stormy sea, the red light of a flare highlighting the transfer of men from one ship to the other. Item #44841

Price: $1,250.00