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NH 1701 Taking Possession of California

Taking Possession of California
Title: Taking Possession of California
Caption: The raising of the American flag and taking possession of California by Commander John B. Commodore John Drake Sloat USN at Monterey on 7 July 1846. US ships in background are: sloop of war CYANE, frigate SAVANNAH, and sloop of war flagship LEVANT.
Catalog #: NH 1701
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: W.A. Coulter, artist
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Original Medium: Painting, BW Photo
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