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Waud captured this view of the Alexandria waterfront, likely in June 1861, while standing on the Maryland shore. USS Pawnee, a steam sloop-of-war, is on station at the far right as she kept Alexandria's wharves and piers under threat of her guns. Pencil and Chinese white on olive paper.

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