Photo #: KN-10865 (color)
Rear Admiral Richmond P. Hobson, USN (Construction Corps, Retired), (1870-1937)
Oil on canvas, 52" x 40", by Olive Bigelow, dated 1937.
Hobson received the Medal of Honor for his role in the sinking of USS Merrimac on 3 June 1898. He is depicted standing before an artwork of that event.
Painting in the U.S. Naval Academy Museum Collection. Gift of Herbert Pell, 1949.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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Image posted 15 May 2006