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Date made: ca. 1863
Maker: Kellogg & Bulkeley
Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Image size: Image: 15 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.; 38.735 x 27.305 cm
ID number: DL*60.2361
Negative number: 2003-24546


Description:

Colored print; two men leaning on a monument, which bears the inscription, "In Memory of Poor Trust." Both men hold an American flag, each of which is tied in two places to their flagpoles. The man on the left wears a soldier's uniform and stands beneath the caption, "I think I'll take the Bounty." The man on the right wears a sailor's uniform and stands beneath the caption, "Yes, and I'll go on Board." Text referring to bad pay is recorded in inscriptions.