[VERACRUZ, BATTLE OF]. KELLOGG, E.B. & E.C. (publishers). Grand Salute at Vera Cruz. From the American Fleet and the Castle San Juan d’Ulloa in Honor of the American Flag, which Was Hoisted over that City and Castle, March 29th. 1847. [along bottom] E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, 144 Fulton St. N.Y. & 136 Main St. Hartford, Conn. Entered According to Act of Congress in the Year 1847 by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y. D. Needham, 223 Main St. Buffalo. [at bottom] 298. Print: image: 25.3 x 31.5 cm; overall sheet size: 25.5 x 33.5 cm. Contemporary hand-color. Matted. Overall light age toning, but otherwise very good.
A scene dominated by enormous clouds of smoke from firing cannon as both ships and the castle salute the flag. A wonderfully colored scene.