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NH 51928-KN "The Washington Navy Yard, with Shad Fishers in the Foreground"

Photo #: NH 51928-KN "The Washington Navy Yard, with Shad Fishers in the Foreground"
Description: The Washington Navy Yard, with Shad Fishers in the Foreground Hand color-tinted copy of a line engraving published in Harper's Weekly, 20 April 1861, depicting the Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia, as seen from the southern side of the Anacostia River. The two ships moored along the waterfront, in front of the Western Shiphouse, are USS Pensacola (far left) and USS Pawnee. Note the uncompleted U.S. Capitol dome in the center distance. Courtesy of the U.S. Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 51928-KN
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