Acrylic shadow box framing the cover page of "The Illustrated London News", April 5, 1862, showing a color illustration, based on a sketch by Thomas Nast (German, American, 1840-1902), of the U.S. Civil War naval battle involving the wood ship U.S.S. Cumberland and the iron clad Confederate C.S.S. Virginia (formerly named the U.S.S. Merrimac, captured at the Naval Shipyard, Norfolk, April, 1861), where the Confederate ship rammed, shelled and sunk the Cumberland thus changing the history of naval warfare, together with (1) model of the C.S.S. Virginia mounted within the shadow box, 25.5"h, 15.5"w, 3.25"d, 7.5lbs Start Price: $200.00
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