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Lithograph of U.S. Gunboat "Niphon" sail / steam with American flag. Framed.

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Maker
Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870 (Lithographer)
Date
Late 19th C
Inscriptions
Printed inscriptions: ""S.S. Tuckerman, PINXT."" ""U.S. Gun Boat Niphon."" ""J. H. BUFFORD'S LITH BOSTON"" Label, front: ""Please direct your letters to/ Thomas T. Sanborn, Engineer/ U. S. S. Niphon. Beaufort/ N. C."" Labels, reverse: ""Thomas Tristam Sanborn, father/ of Helen Sanborn Whitney- chief/ engineer on this gun boat in the/ Civil War."" ""For the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities./ 1989, #21"" ""SPNEA/ 21."" Label, printed: ""E. Schoepflin & co./ Mfrs. of / PICTURE/ FRAMES and/ GILT MOLDINGS/ 116 PORTLAND ST./ BOSTON"" Newspaper clipping, 10/21/1964, re: Sinking of the Niphon.
Material
lithography
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
lithography
Lithography
marines (visual works)
Print
prints (visual works)
Ship
ships
People and organizations
Thomas Tristam Sanborn
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 17 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.422
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10595

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