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NH 46018 USS Minnesota (1857-1901)

Photo #: NH 46018  USS Minnesota (1857-1901)
Title: USS Minnesota (1857-1901)
Description: Reproduction of an engraving originally published in Harper's Weekly, 27 April 1878, depicting scenes on board Minnesota, which was then serving as training ship for Naval Apprentices at the New York Navy Yard. The central image, showing the firing of broadside guns, is surrounded by vignettes, the subjects of which include (clockwise from upper left): Captain Stephen B. Luce, Negro Stewards, A Waltz among the Guns, lessons in clothing making, the ship's Doctor greeting ladies, a boxing class, The Ancient Armorer supervising firearms cleaning(he is holding what appears to be a Remington single-shot rifle), medical Examination for Admission, and Single Stick Exercise. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 46018
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