Dixon family papers  1833-1875 (bulk 1862-1865, 1873-1875)
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Journal Illustrations

  • Page 1: Sailor with sail and anchor
  • Page 3: USS Falmouth under sail
  • Page 14: Guadalupe Island
  • Page 22: Cannon, anchor, and ship, seen from a port
  • Page 31: Sailor nailing up the flag
  • Page 33: Wreath, flag, and sword
  • Page 37: Sailor taking a sounding
  • Page 49: Massafuera Island and Juan Fernandez Island
  • Page 65: Fernando Novonha
  • Page 68: View of boat and ship from rocky shore
  • Page 69: Logo of Porpoise

Sketchbook Illustrations

  • Page 11: "view in Port Praslin"
  • Page 13: Side-on view of Hoapinsu, Pinnacle Island, Ti-a-usu
  • Page 15: Cape Tosa, Sitkokf Island
  • Page 69: Comparison of Sanspareil with a Roman galley
  • loose page: Portrait of "The Great Commander"
  • loose page: "The Sanspareil steams head to wind and sea"
  • loose page: Execution of a naval move, showing two ships
  • loose page: "a patent 'quick working,' 'time saving' steam sextant, invented for the Commander by a talented Engineer of the Sanspareil "
Bibliography

Dwight, Benjamin W. The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass. Albany, New York: Joel Munsell, 1871.