Photo #: KN-10851 (Color)
"The White Squadron's Farewell Salute to the Body of John Ericsson, New York Bay, August 23, 1890"
Oil on canvas, 36" by 54", by Edward Moran (1829-1901), signed and dated by the artist, 1898.
It depicts USS Baltimore (Cruiser # 3) departing New York Harbor to return the remains of John Ericsson to his native Sweden. Note the Swedish ensign flying from the ship's foremast.
Painting in the U.S. Naval Academy Museum Collection. Gift of Paul E. Sutro, 1940.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
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26 June 2001