TERRIFIC COMBAT BETWEEN THE "MONITOR" 2 GUNS & "MERRIMAC" 11 GUNS, IN HAMPTON ROADS MARCH 9TH 1862. IN WHICH THE LITTLE "MONITOR" WHIPPED THE "MERRIMAC" AND THE WHOLE "SCHOOL" OF REBEL STEAMERS.

New York: 152 Nassau Street, [1862]. Handcolored folio broadside, oblong 10" x 14." Lightly toned, a bit of foxing. Good+.

Currier & Ives published several lithographs of this "terrific combat." The Monitor, mostly undamaged, is in the foreground firing deadly rounds against a heavily damaged Merrimac. Black and white smoke fill the air. Steamships circle in the background.
Gale 6464. OCLC 51149639 [1- DLC]. Item #37384

Price: $450.00

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