|Format||Content Category: paintings
Physical Support: board
|Measurements||19 3/8 inches height (sight)
29 1/8 inches width (sight)
25 1/2 inches height (frame)
35 1/4 inches width (frame)
|Creation||Painter: Chesley, A. B.
U.S.S. Ward (Ship).
|Notes||The "Ward" fired first shots at attacking Japanese warplanes at Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. See MHS Library and Museum Collections for further documentation.
|Credit Line||Gift of the First Shot Naval Veterans.|