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NHF-106 Naval Academy Portrait Book Collection

14 page photo album featuring small portraits of the faculty of the US Naval Academy from the 1860’s, when it was based in Newport, Rhode Island. Binding is damaged and was repaired with thick tape at some point, and pages are loosening. Individuals seen: David Arthur Stewart and John M. Taft, class of 1866; Commodore George S. Blake, Superintendent; Professor Augustus W. Smith; Professor Mark Beecher; Commander George W. Rodgers, Commandant of Midshipman; Commander Edward Simpson, Commandant of Midshipman; Professor William H. Willcox; Commander Donald M. Fairfax, Commandant of Midshipman; Pierre D’Orleans; Admiral Samuel DuPont;  Ensign Ford; Captain H.A. Adams; Admiral Louis Goldsborough.
Title: Naval Academy Portrait Book Collection
Caption: Collection Photo #NHF-106.07: Commander Edward Simpson, Commandant of Midshipman
Description: 14 page photo album featuring small portraits of the faculty of the US Naval Academy from the 1860’s, when it was based in Newport, Rhode Island. Binding is damaged and was repaired with thick tape at some point, and pages are loosening. Individuals seen: David Arthur Stewart and John M. Taft, class of 1866; Commodore George S. Blake, Superintendent; Professor Augustus W. Smith; Professor Mark Beecher; Commander George W. Rodgers, Commandant of Midshipman; Commander Edward Simpson, Commandant of Midshipman; Professor William H. Willcox; Commander Donald M. Fairfax, Commandant of Midshipman; Pierre D’Orleans; Admiral Samuel DuPont; Ensign Ford; Captain H.A. Adams; Admiral Louis Goldsborough.
Accession #: NHF
Catalog #: NHF-106
Donor: Naval Historical Foundation
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
After this Year: 1860
Before this Year: 1866
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