"The Old Navy" ("Spinning a Yarn" aboard USS Mohican, 1888)
The Old Navy (Spinning a Yarn aboard USS Mohican, 1888) Oil on canvas, 37 x 49, by Rufus F. Zogbaum (1849-1925). Painting signed and dated by the artist, 1923. It was inspired by the photograph seen in Photo # NH-2889. Painting in the U.S. Naval Academy Museum Collection. Gift of Rear Admiral George C. Reiter, 1924. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.