Photo #: NH 55529
United States Navy Frigate
Oil painting on wood, owned in 1938 by Charles E. Goodspeed of Boston, Massachusetts. 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-A for a detail from this painting, showing the forward portion of the ship.
Courtesy of Charles E. Goodspeed, 1938.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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15 May 2001