P-003: Ruth Ferris Collection Prints

This part of the Ruth Ferris Collection contains prints, mostly lithographs taken from illustrated periodicals in the 19th century.
Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library
Bombardment of Island No. 10
Bombardment of Island Number Ten by the mortar fleet, March 16, 1862. -- Sketched by Alexander Simplot. -- [ See page 219.] The gun-boat fleet dropping down stream to reconnoitre. Steamers towing mortar-boats into position.
Chaperon
Green River packet "Chaperon"
Closing scene of the naval fight before Memphis
From Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War.
Colonel Ellet's Ram Approaching Memphis
From Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War.
Government Snagboat No. 2
Government snag-boat removing obstructions from the channel of a western river. - Drawn by Schell and Hogan. - [See page 870.]
Grand Tower and Devil's Bakeoven
Grand Tower and Devil's Bakeoven, Mississippi River. Drawn after nature for proprietor Herman J. Meyer.
J. M. White
J. M. White, Hal Henderson sketch. Proof from cut of drawing used on cover of "Steamboat, Art, Decoration and Elegance" by Ruth Ferris.
Landing of the Seventh and Twelth Regiments
Landing of the Seventh and Twelth Regiments at Cario, June 4, 1861.-Sketched by Mr. A. Simplot.-[See Page 410.]
Up the Hudson
Illustration of passengers on a steamboat working up the Hudson River.

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