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United States Iron Clad Ram DICTATOR, Rare Hand-Colored Lithograph by Endicott
6/10/2016 - American History: Live Salesroom Auction
Lithograph, 16 x 27 in., framed, 24 x 34.5 in. Published by Endicott & Co., New York, with title in the margin United States Iron Clad Ram / DICTATOR / Designed by J. Ericsson / Built at the Delamater Iron Works, New York / 1868, and with dimensions and specifications to either side.
 
The USS Dictator was launched December 26, 1863 and commissioned November 11, 1864. She was assigned to the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron but an unreliable engine cut her service short multiple times before the Navy decommissioned the ship for good in 1877.


Provenance:  
The M. Clifford (Cliff) and Lynne B. Young Confederate Blockade Runner Collection


Condition:  
Not removed from frame for examination.  A few large tears appear to have been professionally repaired.
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