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Off the coast of Norfolk, Va.  

Proposed Columbus Monument

Proposal - not realised


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Hampton Roads /  Proposed Columbus Monument

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The International Naval Rendezvous at Hampton Roads, Virginia, 1893
The 1893 Naval Rendezvous was a gathering of various nations' ships at Hampton Roads. The venue was intended to strengthen the U.S. claim to be a naval power.
On the large broadsheet colored lithograph made for this occasion we see between the other ships Columbus' fleet next to a proposed statue of Columbus in the sea. This statue is never realised.

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Item Code: usva01; Added: 1 January 2000

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