Essex

Date:
1880-1900
Creator:
Unknown

Bow-on view of the ship Essex. She is under a full press of sail.

Description (physical):

10.15x12.75

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
LFP1.01
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Commodore Silas Stringham

Date:
1866
Creator:
Elias Dexter

CDV of Commodore Silas Stringham, USN, shown wearing his uniform coat. Shoulder straps and rank insignia visible. "Com. Stringham/ Elias Dexter 562 Broadway" engraved across bottom.

Description (physical):

2.375x4

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RP1.22
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Advance-We Know a Ship Can Hug a Shore, I'd Rather Hug a Girl-Newport-1913

Date:
1913
Creator:
Anglo-Sailor Series

Postcard showing a young sailor leaning over, from behind, a young woman. They are holding both hands. In large letters across the top is "ADVANCE!". In a white box toward the bottom is "We know a ship can hug the shore,/ I'd rather hug a girl." Reverse: Manuscript: Dear Brother/I am/still at the station/and don't know why./I will get of, but/I guess it will be/soon, for they are getting/ready war so that if/war breaks out they will/have us ready. John/read men at the Cals[?]/having stay and they might/send us there. [Illegible] A. Jem" One cent stamp in upper right with USS Constellatin cancellation, dated November 12, 1913. Addressed to "Mr. [Illegible] Jem/109 Maine St./Amherst Mass".

Description (physical):

3.5x5.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.33
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Capture Of The City Of Tabasco-1847

Date:
1847
Creator:
Lithograph by H. Walke

The capture of the city of Tabasco by the US Naval Expedition, afloat and on shore, under Commodore M.C. Perry, and the destruction of the fort, June 15, 1847. US vessels visible in river bombarding shore positions. Color.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG1-1.24
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Uss Ingersoll (dd-652)-at Sea-1950s

Date:
1950s
Creator:
Marine Photos & Publishing

Postcard showing USS Ingersoll (DD-652) underway sometime in the 1950s. Port profile view of the ship. Reverse: Unused, printed in black. A brief description of the ship's history is provided in the upper left.

Description (physical):

5.5x3.5

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PC1.91
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Major General Ulysses S. Grant/children Of The Battle Field

Date:
1862-1865
Creator:
Wenderoth, Talyor, & Brown

Photographic copy of 2 CDVs. 1)Maj. General Ulysses S. Grant: Bust portrait of Grant showing him in his uniform. Shoulder straps visible. 2) "Children of the Battlefield": (Front and back): Shows children of Sgt. Humiston, 154th NYS Volunteer Infantry, Frank, Frederick, and Alice. Back of CDV states how the original image was found in the hand of Sgt. Humiston's dead body on the field of Gettysburg, and that all proceeds of sales of the reproduction will benefit his children.

Description (physical):

8x11

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
LMP1.81
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Unidentified Boatswain?

Date:
1860s
Creator:
C. Marmu

Seated portrait of an unidentified boatswain?. He is wearing his uniform coat as well as light trousers and shirt. Insignia confusing as to rating.

Description (physical):

8x11

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
LMP1.49
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Landsman Emmet Barnes

Date:
1864
Creator:
Fossati & C.

CV-Landsman Emmet Barnes posing wearing the taylored suit he bought while on liberty in Italy. Reverse is labeled "Emmet Barnes/ 'Jack of the Dust'/On board the U.S.S./Constellation./1862-3-4"

Description (physical):

2.5 x 4.125

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
RP1.01
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Six Marines At The Washington Navy Yard

Date:
4/1864
Creator:
Matthew Brady

Six marines in full uniform standing along a wall. Five are holding rifles w/ bayonets affixed. Sixth is leaning on his sword.

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG2-1.19
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Captain W.c. Nicholas, Csa

Date:
1862-1865
Creator:
Unknown

Studio bust portrait of Capt. W.C. Nicholas of the 1st Maryland Inf., CSA wearing his uniform. Bottom is signed "Capt. W.C. Nicholas/1st Maryland Reg./C.S.A."

Description (physical):

8x10

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
PRG2-1.22
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum