Sandpaper Painting of the Battle of Vera Cruz

A fabulous and rare mid 19th C. sandpaper painting of the Mexican War, taken from an 1847 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier titled Naval Bombardment of Vera Cruz.  March 1847.  It shows the bombardment of the city by the Mosquito Fleet, which was under the command of Commodore Josiah Tatnall.  The two American flags are done in color and provide a rich contrast to the monochromatic tone.

Dealer Mad River Antiques, LLC
Date: Circa 1850s to 1860s
Origin United States
Artist/Maker Unknown
Measurements 23" wide by 18" high
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Price $1,950
Contact Steve & Lorraine German, (860) 653-5733 or

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