UNIQUE ITEM! Image Size: 24 inches high x 36 inches wide.
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* UNFRAMED ORIGINAL ACRYLIC PAINTING SIGNED BY ARTIST MARK CHURMS.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: US marines and sailors land at Monterey Bay in California from ships of the US Navy's Pacific fleet (including, from left to right; Sloops of War USS Cyane and USS Levant with Frigate, USS Savannah in the distance) . The soldiers take down the Mexican flag and raise the American Stars and Stripes in its place over the old customs house on the shore.
This original painting was commissioned as an illustration for a book on Californian history.
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U.S. NAVY CAPTURES MONTEREY - July, 1846 - Monterey, California, USA Mexican-American war of 1846-48 Military History Giclee on Canvas By Mark Churms available.
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