Stereograph of Lieutenant Richmond Pearson Hobson, ca. 1898
USA, NY, New York
3.50 x 7.00 x 0
Stereograph; albumen prints with rounded corners, mounted on flat board; full length view of Lieutenant Richmond Pearson Hobson [1870-1937]; standing on pier, photographed c. 1898, shortly after returning to US after held prisoner for MERRRIMAC incident, Spanish-American War; Hobson flanked by heavy chains on pier; dock workers and steam funnels visible in background; printed at lower right "Lieut. Richmond Pearson Hobson- the hero of the 'Merrimac'/ Copyright 1898 by Strohmeyer & Wyman"; printed along left margin "Strohmeyer & Wyman, Publishers/ New York NY"; printed along right margin "Sold only by Underwood & Underwood/ New York, London, Toronto-Canada, Ottawa-Kansas. "See article in the "Log of Mystic Seaport", Summer 1998, Vol. 50, No. 1, p. 19.