1869 John Scott Antique British Painting Us Civil War Navy Battleship Maritime
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1869 John Scott Antique British Painting Us Civil War Navy Battleship Maritime:
The best boat by the best artist! ~ Ulysses S. Grant's scary USS TERROR!
John Scott (1802-1885)
"Monitor. Terror. U.S. Navy."
Circa1869. Original oil on art board. The Terror began her life in 1862 as the USS Agamenticus (The Civil War ended in 1865). In 1869, undera newly-elected PresidentUlysses S. Grant, the monitor was renamed TERROR.Then, in 1874, and alsoduring the 1869-77 presidency ofUlysses S. Grant, she was broken up andrenamed the USS TERROR BM-4 (monitor No. 4).
The Spanish-American Warbegan in April of 1898 and the Terrorroared in guns-a-blazin'! She wasassigned tothewaters offFlorida and, in her first3-days, captured three ships (the 1st captures of the war?). "TERROR!", agreat example of 19th century psychology warfare. Scott, a well-listed English artist,is not known for hisAmerican ships but this onegot his attention! Actualpainting measures about 24" by 18 1/2". Measures 29" by 23" to outside of original frame. Shippingwill be $24.95 to any U.S. zipcode.In almost ALL cases we use USPS Priority Mail. However, we reserve the right to use First Class Airmail (packages under 13oz.) or Parcel Post for large or heavy packages.
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