“2nd Class Cruisers –1899.” From The United States Army and Navy. Akron, Ohio: Werner Company, 1899. Ca. 9 1/4 x 13 1/4. Chromolithograph. Very good condition.
A colorful image from an excellent series of prints illustrating the history and the uniforms of the American Army and Navy, from the American Revolution to the Spanish American War. Each print captures in detail the various types of uniforms worn by each service and by rank. This print shows the Monitor, Amphitrite, Atlanta, Columbia, Charleston and Minneapolis. The prints were issued by the Werner Company of Akron, Ohio, and they were made with vivid chromolithography.