Fred Pansing (New Jersey, 1844-1912)
Portrait of the U.S.S. Rhode Island (B.B.-17). Signed l.r., vessel identified on a plaque below. Oil on paperboard, 7 x 10 in., in a later molded giltwood frame. Condition: Scattered retouch to lower edge.
Note: The U.S.S. Rhode Island (B.B.-17) was built by the Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts. She was a Virginia-class battleship of the United States Navy, the second ship to carry her name, and was commissioned on February 19, 1906, with Captain Perry Garst in command.
Numerous minute spots of retouch to vessel and background, and along edges.