Photo #: NH 55529-A
United States Navy Frigate (detail view)
Detail of an oil painting on wood, owned in 1938 by Charles E. Goodspeed of Boston, Massachusetts, showing the ship's forward portion. In a letter of 14 May 1938, Captain D.W. Knox, Officer-in-Charge of the Office of Naval Records and Library, speculated that the painting depicts USS Cumberland (1843-1862) off Boston Light circa the mid-1840s.
See Photo # NH 55529 for the entire painting.
Courtesy of Charles E. Goodspeed, 1938.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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15 May 2001