Mary Touvestre overheard the engineer talking about the importance of his project, and she recognized the danger the blueprints that laid on his desk, this new type of ship represented to the Union navy, which was blockading Norfolk. Courageously, she stole the blue prints and verbally reported the status of the ship's construction, which convinced Union officials to speed up construction of the Union's own ironclad, the Monitor.
This is a unframed sign by artist Giclee print, image size 16" x 20" with a 2" white boarded printed on watercolor fine paper. There are a total of 100 Giclee prints that will be signed an autograph by the author/artists, these poster/prints are made up of five colors printing, not like traditional offset printing, your purchase will be numbered as to the order you purchased them and after 100 they will be no more ever glclee prints. These are collectible items