Burning Of The Merrimac, Night
Date 1874
Artist:James Hamilton, American, 1819-1878
Dimensions Overall: 20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm) Overall, Frame: 26 3/4 x 36 1/4 in. (67.9 x 92.1 cm)
Medium Oil on canvas
Credit Line The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Description Oil on canvas painting in a gilt frame. "Recently preserved" (1969).
Exhibition History"American Paintings of Ports and Harbors 1774-1968," shown in the Cummer Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, Fla., 1968 (date?).
"Three Hundred Years of American Art in the Chrysler Museum," Chrysler Museum at Norfolk, Va., March 1 - July 4, 1976.
"The Norfolk Rooms," Willoughby-Baylor House, Norfolk, VA, opened August 16, 2014.
Published References#11 in catalog of exhibit, "American Paintings of Ports and Harbors, 1774-1968".
_Civil War in Hampton Roads: Battle of the Ironclads_, Writer/Host: John V. Quarstein; Prod./dir.: Cynthia Pardy, 55 min., Norfolk, VA., WHRO, 2007, DVD.
Mayo O. Stevens, _Jamestown Exposition: Light on the Past_ (Bloomington, IN: Author House, 2007) pp. 9-15. ISBN: 978-1-4259-9199-9
Object Label James Hamilton American, 1819–1878 Burning of the Merrimac, Night, 1874 Oil on canvas Museum purchase 69.40.79
Object Number 69.40.79