Chromolithographic Print: "Destruction of Admiral Cervera's Fleet at Santiago De Cuba, July 3rd, 1898" showing battle scene and inset at upper right is circular portrait of W.(infield) S.(cott) Schley (1839-1909). Spanish-American War, Xanthus Smith.
Chromolithographic Print: "Destruction of Admiral Cervera's Fleet at Santiago De Cuba, July 3rd, 1898" showing battle scene and inset at upper right is circular portrait of W.(infield) S.(cott) Schley (1839-1909)

Chromolithographic Print: "Destruction of Admiral Cervera's Fleet at Santiago De Cuba, July 3rd, 1898" showing battle scene and inset at upper right is circular portrait of W.(infield) S.(cott) Schley (1839-1909).

Philadelphia: J. Hoover & Sons, 1898.

Image 27 x 17 1/2 inches. Framed and glazed. Item #40301

Schley was selected "at the opening of the Spanish-American War to command the Flying Squadron at Hampton Roads...when Cevera's ships reached Martinique, the Flying Squadron...at 9:35 (July3, 1898) the Spanish ships emerged from the harbor (of Santiago) and turned westward, Schley's flagship, the Brooklyn, westernmost of the blockading line..."

Xanthus Russell Smith (1839-1929) comes from a Family of Philadelphia Artists. He was the som of Russell Smith.

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