U.S.S. "Sabine" Rescuing Marines from Foundering Steamer "Governor"
E. T. Cotter (American, 19th century)
Karolik (Civil War) 0929
Sheet: 13 x 20.5 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen, india ink and wash (corners cut) on paper
Not On View
November 2, 1861, off Port Royal, South Carolina. While Cotter’s name does not appear in the list of officers of the frigate “Sabine,” published in Harper’s on August 20, 1861, he may have been a seaman.
Inscribed in ink on verso: Drn. E.T. Cotter. U.S.S. Sabine.
Blind stamp of the American Flag in the upper left corner.
Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875