Voyage of the "Col. Satterly"

Title

Voyage of the "Col. Satterly"

Abstract

Unusual event.

Date

January 13, 1862

Transcription

Recto: "Burning blue lights & firing a volley of musketry signal for a pilot from the signal corps on board Schnr Col. Satterly, off Hatteras // turn over."
Verso: "This is the finale, the grand tableau of the eventful voyage of the Col. Satterly, 12 days from Fortress Monroe had nearly exhausted the water & provisions & the thought of the possibility of again blown off led to this culminating display of pyrotechy [sic] to attract the attention of those interested." Light sketch of man with back to viewer.

Condition

Central fold; pinholes on right and left margins; dog ears and slight loss of paper at corners; black smudges at corners of left margin.

Medium

Graphite one wove paper

Dimensions

6.75 x 8.5 in.

Genre

Graphite drawings--American--1860-1870
Marine drawings--American--1860-1960

Coordinates

35.2443439, -75.5975296

Source

Original drawing location: CW-FHS-NC-1/13/62a (Box 8.)

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4861

Ref. Number

(Becker)CW-FHS-NC-1/13/62a

Citation

Schell, Francis H., 1834-1909, “Voyage of the "Col. Satterly",” The Becker Collection, accessed April 23, 2024, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2892.