1869 John Scott Antique British Painting Civil War Navy Ship Battleship Nautical
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1869 John Scott Antique British Painting Civil War Navy Ship Battleship Nautical:
The best boat by the best artist! ~ Ulysses S. Grant's scary USS TERROR!John Scott (1802-1885) "Monitor. Terror. U.S. Navy." Circa 1869. Original oil on art board. The Terror began her life in 1862 as the USS Agamenticus (The Civil War ended in 1865). In 1869, under a newly-elected President Ulysses S. Grant, the monitor was renamed "TERROR!", a great example of 19th century psychology warfare. Scott, a well-listed English artist, is not known for his American ships but this one got his attention! Actual painting measures about 24" by 18 1/2". Measures 29" by 23" to outside of original frame. Shipping will be $24.95 to any U.S. zipcode.And be sure to visit our store where we are currently offering a nice selection of other, hugely important and historically significant pieces of Art. A five pound sterling silver "Bug Basket" from Buckingham Palace, the most-prized possession of the last reigning monarch of The Kingdom of Hawai'i, an artifact from The White House and Porcellian Club (the birthplace of Facebook), the first man to the moon's 1st appearance in Space, a 1906 tomb artifact from The Brotherhood of Death (The Illuminati) and an 1885 New York City "Sitting Bull" Cigar Store Indian are but a few of our most interesting pieces. We ship Worldwide and can boast that our clientele now includes two U.S. Presidents, a Prime Minister and other Heads of State, Middle Eastern & European monarchs, museums, Hollywood celebrities, billionaire software & oil tycoons and the World's leading interior decorators & designers. The best way to view our store is by 'highest prices first'. Whatever it is you're looking for, you'll find it on . Shop !